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  1. USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit Wildfire, Hurricane Disaster Assistance Applications

    Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, as the deadline to submit applications for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and 2019 losses. USDA did not originally specify a deadline when the program was announced.

  2. Dairy Margin Coverage Program Enrollment for 2021 Opens Oct. 13

    Thu Oct 8, 2020 12:00 AM

    CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISCONSIN, Oct. 8, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for 2021 enrollment.

  3. USDA Designates Two New Hampshire Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2020 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two New Hampshire counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Hillsborough and Merrimack counties who suffered losses caused by frost that occurred from May 6 through June 2, 2020, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  4. USDA Reminds Farmers of September 30 Deadline to Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields

    Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2020 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners of the September 30 deadline to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. This is a one-time opportunity for producers to update yields, which are used to calculate 2020 through 2023 payments.

  5. USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the Coronvirus

    Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 – President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2) will begin September 21 and run through December 11, 2020.