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  1. Montana FSA: Low Interest Emergency Physical Loss Loans Available for Blaine County in Montana with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding Counties

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:04 AM

    BOZEMAN, Mont., Nov. 15, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Steve Peterson today announced that physical loss loans are available for Blaine County in Montana. Farm operators who have suffered major physical losses caused by a fire that occurred from Aug. 26 through Sept. 10, 2017, may be eligible for emergency loans.

  2. Montana FSA: USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 02:12 PM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.

  3. Montana FSA: USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Montana Farmers

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 05:18 PM

    BOZEMAN, Mont., Oct. 26, 2017 – USDA Montana Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Amy Webbink announced that approximately 19,010 Montana farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will receive financial assistance for the 2016 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), are designed to protect against unexpected drops in crop prices or revenues due to market downturns.

  4. Montana FSA: FSA County Committee Elections to Begin; Producers to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 6

    Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:55 PM

    BOZEMAN, MT, Oct. 24, 2017 – Montana Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Amy Webbink today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2017 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 4, 2017, to ensure that their vote is counted.

  5. Montana FSA: Low Interest Emergency Physical Loss Loans Available for Lewis and Clark County in Montana

    Wed Oct 18, 2017 03:51 PM

    BOZEMAN, Mont., Oct. 18, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Steven J. Peterson today announced that physical loss loans are available for Lewis and Clark County in Montana. Farm operators who have suffered major physical losses caused by wildfires that occurred on July 22, 2017, and continuing, may be eligible for emergency loans.