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  1. Trump Administration Appoints Nancy Johner to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Nebraska

    Mon Nov 20, 2017 04:05 PM

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nov. 20, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed Nancy Johner as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA). Johner will join the Nebraska FSA team on Monday, Nov. 27.

  2. FSA County Committee Elections to Begin; Producers to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 6

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 09:15 AM

    (LINCOLN, Neb.) Nov. 1, 2017 – Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Mike Eller today announced 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 their vote is counted.

  3. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:20 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.

  4. USDA Offers Targeted Farm Loan Funding for Underserved Groups, Beginning Farmers

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 09:40 AM

    (LINCOLN, Neb.) Oct. 26, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Mike Eller reminds producers FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants, as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.

  5. USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Nebraska Farmers

    Fri Oct 20, 2017 02:10 PM

    (LINCOLN, Neb.) Oct. 20, 2017 – USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director (SED) Mike Eller announced that approximately 85,000 Nebraska farms 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.