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  1. USDA Designates Eight Oregon Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Fri May 29, 2020 11:03 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight Oregon counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Coos, Douglas, Gilliam, Jefferson, Morrow, Sherman, Wasco, and Wheeler counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  2. Farmers and Ranchers in Oregon Can Now Apply for Financial Assistance through USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

    Tue May 26, 2020 11:00 AM

    Online Tools and Toll-Free Number Available to Assist Producers

    TUALATIN, OR, May 26, 2020 – Agricultural producers can now apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which provides direct payments to offset impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. The application and a payment calculator are now available online, and USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff members are available via phone, fax and online tools to help producers complete applications. The agency set up a call center in order to simplify how they serve new customers across the nation.

  3. March Margin Triggers Dairy Margin Coverage Program Payment

    Wed May 20, 2020 03:43 PM

    Income-over-feed margin for March triggers first payment for 2020

    WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced this week that the March 2020 income over feed cost margin was $9.15 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the first payment of 2020 for dairy producers who purchased the appropriate level of coverage under the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.

  4. USDA Designates Four Oregon Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Wed May 20, 2020 03:31 PM

    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available

    WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Oregon counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Curry, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  5. Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available

    Wed May 20, 2020 03:21 PM

    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available

    WASHINGTON, May 20, 2020 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five California counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Del Norte, Humboldt, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Trinity counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.