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

    Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:51 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.

  2. Nebraska Farm Service Agency Announces Extension of Prevented Plant Reporting Deadline to July 15

    Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:20 AM

    Lincoln, Nebraska, June 19, 2019 – The U.S Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska is extending the deadline for producers in the state to report their spring prevented plant crop acres to the agency.

  3. Secretary Perdue Announces New Dairy Margin Coverage Signup Begins June 17

    Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:25 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announces that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety net that helps dairy producers manage the volatility of milk and feed prices, operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).

  4. Farm Service Agency County Committee Nominations Open June 14

    Tue Jun 4, 2019 11:25 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.

  5. USDA Invites Farmers to Join Acreage Reporting Pilot Project

    Mon Jun 3, 2019 11:29 AM

    Producers using precision ag data equipment for planting encouraged to participate

    LINCOLN, Nebraska, June 3, 2019 - Producers in 19 Nebraska counties are being asked to consider participating in a pilot project to test their ability to use precision ag data for reporting acreage to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies.