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  1. Dairy Farmers Have Until June 1 to Apply for Improved Safety Net under Margin Protection Program

    Fri May 25, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds dairy farmers of the June 1 deadline to enroll in the improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).  Many producers will see payments in early June, depending on the coverage they elect.

  2. FSA County Committee Nominations Launch June 15

    Tue May 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept nominations for county committee members beginning Friday, June 15, 2018.

  3. USDA Designates Four Counties in Utah as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Nevada

    Mon May 14, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Beaver, Iron, Piute and Sevier counties in Utah as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  4. Secretary Perdue Names FSA Administrator

    Fri May 11, 2018 12:00 AM

    (Washington, D.C., May 11, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Richard Fordyce to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA). In his role, Fordyce will provide leadership for FSA and its mission to support agricultural production across America through a network of over 2,100 county and 50 state offices.

  5. USDA Designates Eight Counties in Utah as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Nevada

    Tue May 1, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 1, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated eight counties in Utah as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those counties are: