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  1. USDA Designates Holmes County, Ohio, as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:00 AM

    COLUMBUS, OHIO -- Oct. 16, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Holmes County, Ohio, a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due excessive rain, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred April 1 through June 10, 2018, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  2. USDA Offers Secure, Convenient Online Business Options

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:00 AM

    Columbus, Ohio – October 16, 2018 – Farmers and agricultural producers in Ohio have new online options to access U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. Through USDA’s new streamlined process producers can now register, track and manage their applications for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) and 2017 Wildfires Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) on the secure and convenient

  3. USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation

    Tue Aug 28, 2018 09:59 AM
  4. Deadline Approaches for Continuous CRP Enrollment

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, August 7, 2018 — Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers today that the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

  5. USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy MPP to June 22

    Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:25 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 12, 2018 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018. The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant. USDA has already issued more than $89 million for margins triggered in February, March, and April, and USDA offices are continuing to process remaining payments daily.