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  1. New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Producers Find Farm Loans that Fit Their Operation

    Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on farmers.gov, the Department’s self-service website for farmers.

  2. USDA Now Making Payments to New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll through Sept. 20, 2019.

  3. USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contratcs

    Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:00 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.

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

    Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:00 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).

  5. Farm Service Agency County Committee Nominations Open June 14

    Mon Jun 3, 2019 12:00 AM

    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.