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  1. Nearly 17,000 Dairy Operations Enrolled in Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Tue Aug 20, 2019 09:47 AM

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that producers of nearly 17,000 dairy operations have signed up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program since signup opened June 17. Producers interested in 2019 coverage must sign up before Sept. 20, 2019.

  2. New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Producers Find Farm Loans that Fit Their Operation

    Thu Jul 18, 2019 09:40 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 - A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on farmers.gov, the Department’s self-service website for farmers.

  3. USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts

    Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:47 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. FSA’s 52nd signup for CRP runs from June 3 to August 23.

  4. USDA Ready to Help Mississippi Farmers and Ranchers Recover from Recent Flooding, Tornadoes

    Wed Jun 5, 2019 03:05 PM

    Jackson, MS, June 6, 2019 – Recent extreme weather conditions have impacted farmers and ranchers in Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has disaster assistance programs available to help agricultural producers recover after natural disasters, including The Mississippi River flooding.

  5. Farm Service Agency County Committee Nominations Open June 14

    Tue Jun 4, 2019 08:50 AM

    #LeadYourFSA and be the Voice of Farmers in Your Community

    WASHINGTON, June 3, 2019 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday, June 14, 2019. Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate.