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  1. USDA to Open Signup for Conservation Reserve Program on December 9

    Thu Dec 5, 2019 12:40 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2019 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 2019. The deadline for agricultural producers to sign up for general CRP is February 28, 2020, while signup for continuous CRP is ongoing.

  2. Producers in Missouri Reminded to Signup for Market Facilitation Program

    Tue Dec 3, 2019 04:41 PM

    COLUMBIA, Missouri, Dec. 3, 2019 – USDA today reminded producers in Missouri that the nationwide deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) is Dec. 6, 2019. MFP payments are aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations.

  3. USDA Opens 2019 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

    Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:41 AM

    Washington, D.C., September 3, 2019 – Agricultural producers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020.

  4. USDA Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program

    Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:48 AM

    (Washington, D.C., November 15, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. Producers of MFP-eligible commodities will now be eligible to receive 25% of the total payment expected, in addition to the 50% they have already received from the 2019 MFP.

  5. Voting Begins for 2019 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections

    Mon Oct 28, 2019 03:29 PM

    Eligible Voters to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 4

    WASHINGTON, October 28, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots on November 4 to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections.