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  1. Secretary Perdue Statement on Confirmation of Bill Northey for Key USDA Post

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:00 AM

    Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the Senate’s long-awaited confirmation of Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS)*.

  2. USDA Designates Two Counties in Ohio as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Pennsylvania

    Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:00 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Feb. 20, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Ashtabula and Geauga counties in Ohio as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a tornado, excessive rain, flooding, high winds and lightning that occurred on Nov. 5, 2017.

  3. Farm Service Agency – A Vital Source of Assistance

    Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2017 – Through the work of dedicated staff in over 2,100 county and state offices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides vital farm safety-net assistance to agricultural producers across America.

  4. Trump Administration Appoints Leonard Hubert to Serve as SED for USDA's Ohio FSA

    Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:00 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nov. 21, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed Leonard Hubert as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Ohio Farm Service Agency (FSA). Hubert will join the Ohio FSA team on Monday, Nov. 27.

  5. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.