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  1. Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 11:29 AM

    WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

  2. USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 10:47 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 – As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office between June 4 and Aug. 17, 2018.

  3. USDA Reopens Application Period for Producers Recovering from Cattle Loss, Other Disasters

    Tue Jun 5, 2018 10:37 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters.

  4. FSA Releases Signup Information for Tree Assistance Program

    Mon May 14, 2018 02:43 PM

    May 14, 2018 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency recently released signup information for the Tree Assistance Program, a nationwide program that provides orchardists and nursery tree growers with cost share assistance to replant eligible trees, bushes, and vines following a natural disaster.

  5. Secretary Perdue Names FSA Administrator

    Mon May 14, 2018 02:35 PM

    (Washington, D.C., May 11, 2018) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Richard Fordyce to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA).  In his role, Fordyce will provide leadership for FSA and its mission to support agricultural production across America through a network of over 2,100 county and 50 state offices.