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  1. Monday, March 16 is the Last Day to Schedule an Appointment with Your FSA Office for Agricultral Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Program

    Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:30 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2020 – Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their 2019 crop year elections for and enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs must schedule an appointment to do so with their local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) by Monday, March 16.

  2. USDA to Open Signup March 16 for Conservation Reserve Program Grasslands

    Thu Mar 5, 2020 02:57 PM

    Bangor, ME March 5, 2020 – Farmers and ranchers may apply to enroll grasslands in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands signup beginning March 16. The signup runs through May 15. 

  3. USDA Announces Updates for Honeybee Producers

    Thu Feb 27, 2020 07:20 AM

     

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2020 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced updates to the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP). These updates include changes required by the 2018 Farm Bill as well as discretionary changes intended to improve the administration of the program and clarify existing program requirements.

  4. Friday Is the Last Day to Schedule An Appt with Your FSA Office to Compete in CRP General Signup

    Wed Feb 26, 2020 07:15 AM

    Bangor, ME February 25, 2020 – Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup must make an offer of acres or schedule an appointment to do so with their local U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) service center by Friday, February 28.

  5. USDA Reminds Producers of Feb. 28 Deadline for Conservation Reserve Program General Signup

    Wed Feb 19, 2020 07:12 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 18, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup that there is less than two weeks before the enrollment deadline of February 28, 2020. This signup is available to farmers and private landowners who are either enrolling for the first time or re-enrolling for another 10- to 15-year term.