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New York State Office

State Executive Director

Mark Dennis

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441 Salina St
Suite 536
Syracuse, NY 13202
(315) 477-6300
(315) 477-6323

Welcome to New York Farm Service Agency

Pandemic Assistance for Producers

USDA is committed to delivering financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers who have been impacted by COVID-19 market disruptions through our new initiative – USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers. Stay updated on announcements under the USDA Pandemic Assistance to Producers initiative at

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA is implementing updates to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for producers of agricultural commodities marketed in 2020 who faced market disruptions due to COVID-19. Farm Service Agency reopened sign-up for CFAP 2 until Oct 12, 2021. Learn more about applying for CFAP 2 and other recent CFAP updates.

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FSA Calendar

Sep. 30

NAP Coverage Deadline for for all perennial grasses, alfalfa, clover, and mixed forage; and all small grains such as barley, oats, wheat, and rye

Sep. 30

Acreage Reporting Deadline for value loss/controlled environment crops for subsequent year (except nursery). Includes Mollusk, Christmas trees, floriculture and turf grass sod

Oct. 11

All offices closed for Columbus Day

Oct. 12

Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program Deadline

Oct. 12

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2.0 Sign-Up Deadline

Oct. 15

Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers program (PATHH) Deadline

Nov. 15

Acreage Reporting Deadline for Fall Seeded Small Grains

Nov. 22

NAP Coverage Deadline for perennial fruits and nuts, strawberries, asparagus, ginger, horseradish, and rhubarb


Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) - Continuous Enrollment

Pandemic Response and Safety Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will soon publish Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grants program to support agricultural stakeholders who haven’t yet received substantial federal financial assistance in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. This grant program will provide assistance to small businesses in certain commodity areas, including small scale specialty crop producers, food processors, manufacturers, distributors and farmers markets.

Eligible entities should visit the PRS grant portal at for complete information on the program, including how to obtain a free of charge DUNS Number from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) before applying for this program. Entities can submit their grant applications through the portal beginning September 23.

Farm Service Agency County Committees Elections

County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. For more information on FSA county committees, visit


New York Farm Loan Program Handbooks

NY 1-FLP Handbook
NY 2-FLP Handbook
NY 3-FLP Handbook
NY 4-FLP Handbook
NY 5-FLP Handbook