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  1. Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service Team Up for Husker Harvest Days Information Center

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 03:33 PM

    (Lincoln, Neb.) Aug. 30, 2018 – Leadership of the Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Nebraska USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) invite farmers, ranchers and rural residents who are planning to attend Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island to visit the OneUSDA Information Center with questions on available federal farm programs.

  2. USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation

    Tue Aug 28, 2018 08:51 AM

    (Washington, D.C., August 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations. President Donald J. Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a short-term relief strategy to protect agricultural producers while the Administration works on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets in the long run to help American farmers compete globally. As announced last month, USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs, consistent with our World Trade Organization obligations.

  3. Nebraska FSA Announces New Application Deadlines for Disaster Assistance Coverage for Some Crops

    Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:00 AM

    Alfalfa, Grass, Grapes Among Those Impacted

    (LINCOLN, Neb.) Aug. 14, 2018 — Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner today announced new policy application deadlines for several crops covered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) that provides disaster assistance coverage for crops that are ineligible for federal crop insurance coverage, such as grasses, fruits and vegetables.

  4. Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 01:59 PM

    Producers Must File by August 17; One-Year Extension Available to Holders of Many Expiring Contracts 

    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.

  5. USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Mon Jun 4, 2018 10:28 AM

    One-Year Extension Available to Holders of Many Expiring Contracts Through Continuous Signup

    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.