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

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 08:05 PM


    (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. Perdue Names Appointees to the Oregon USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Tue Jan 16, 2018 04:55 PM

     
    Tualatin, Ore., Jan. 16, 2018- U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Oregon USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community, and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs.
     

  3. Farm Service Agency – A Vital Source of Assistance to America’s Farmers and Ranchers

    Tue Dec 26, 2017 03:09 PM

    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. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Thu Nov 2, 2017 03:07 PM

    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.

  5. USDA Designates Marion County in Oregon as a Primary Disaster Area

    Tue Oct 17, 2017 03:27 PM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Marion County in Oregon as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by excessive snow, freeze, frost, excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Dec. 8, 2016, through Feb. 25, 2017.


    Farmers and ranchers in Clackamas, Jefferson, Linn, Polk, Wasco and Yamhill counties in Oregon also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.