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  1. Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Tue Aug 7, 2018 12:25 PM

    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.

  2. Low-Interest Loans Available for Agricultural Producers in Oklahoma Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Wed Aug 1, 2018 07:59 AM

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma, Aug. 1, 2018 – Oklahoma agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans for losses caused by three separate disaster events. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock.

  3. USDA Opens Election Period for Seed Cotton Program

    Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:37 AM

    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. Nearly $2 Billion Now Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 03:33 PM

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018– Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018.

  5. Disaster Resources Available in Oklahoma Due to Drought, Wildfires

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 03:26 PM

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma, July 23, 2018— State Farm Service Agency Executive Director Scott Biggs today reminded ranchers, farmers and producers in Oklahoma that resources, including emergency, direct and guaranteed farm loans may be available to help them recover and rebuild in the wake of droughts and wildfires.