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  1. Secretary Perdue Statement on Confirmation of Bill Northey for Key USDA Post

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 03:00 PM

    (Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the Senate’s long-awaited confirmation of Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS)*.

  2. USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 02:19 PM

    Infusing Rural Communities with Stronger Businesses and Sounder Agricultural Economies

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either directly or guaranteed through commercial lenders in 2017. At year end, FSA was assisting more than 120,000 family farmers with loans totaling just over $25 billion.

  3. Perdue Names Appointees to the Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Tue Jan 16, 2018 01:33 PM

    Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 16, 2018 - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs.

  4. Farm Service Agency - A Vital Source of Assistance to America's Farmers and Ranchers

    Thu Dec 21, 2017 02:09 PM

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2017 – Through the work of dedicated staff in over 2,100 county and state offices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides vital farm safety-net assistance to agricultural producers across America.

  5. 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.