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  1. Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 01:42 PM
  2. USDA Designates Georgia Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Tue Jul 31, 2018 01:46 PM

     

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 — Georgia agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans are made available under the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, for losses caused by two separate disaster events.

  3. USDA Opens Election Period for Seed Cotton Program

    Tue Jul 31, 2018 01:34 PM

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that seed cotton producers, who want to participate in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2018 crop year, may now submit applications. The signup period begins today and ends on Dec. 7, 2018.

  4. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Educational Tool Availalbe for Farms with Generic Base Acres that Planted Seed Cotton

    Thu Jul 5, 2018 12:42 PM

    July 5, 2018 —The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is notifying farmers with generic base acres that planted seed cotton that a new tool is available to assist them in understanding how the new seed cotton program may affect their FSA payments. It helps a producer make decisions on how to allocate generic base acres to other covered crops based on a producer’s planting history.

  5. USDA to Help Producers in North Carolina Prepare for Addition of Seed Cotton to Two Key Safety Net Programs

    Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:18 AM

    Raleigh, NC, June 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is sending acreage history and yield reports to agricultural producers in North Carolina with generic base acres covered by the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Len McBride said the information will help producers decide the best options for how to allocate generic base acres, given the addition of seed cotton as a covered commodity in the programs.