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  1. Programa de Indemnización por Incendios Forestales y Huracanes (WHIP) 2017

    Wed Aug 8, 2018 02:20 PM

    Descripción: La asistencia de WHIP está disponible para productores elegibles para cultivos, árboles, arbustos y enredaderas que sufrieron pérdidas debido a las consecuencias de los huracanes Harvey, Irma, María y otros huracanes e incendios forestales que ocurrieron en el año 2017. El programa cubre tanto la pérdida del cultivo, árbol, arbusto o enredadera, así como la pérdida en la producción. Los huracanes durante el 2017 causaron daños significativos y catastróficos a los cultivos, propiedades e infraestructura en Puerto Rico. FSA reconoce que debido a estas condiciones y para garantizar que la asistencia por desastre se brinde de manera oportuna y eficiente, se aplicarán disposiciones especiales en la administración de WHIP en Puerto Rico.

  2. USDA Announces Signup for the 2018 Reimbursement Transportation Program

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 01:19 PM

    San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 16, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Puerto Rico State Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Executive Director Wanda Perez today announced to farmers and ranchers residing outside the contiguous continental United States that the Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment Program (RTCP) for fiscal year 2018 will begin on July 16, 2018, and end on Sept. 7, 2018.

  3. Applications Being Accepted From Puerto Rico Producers Recovering from the Effects of Hurricane Maria

    Mon Jul 16, 2018 05:00 PM

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 16, 2018– Puerto Rico Acting State Executive Director Wanda Perez today announced that agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Maria in 2017 may now apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018.

  4. USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to June 22

    Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:40 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.

  5. USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Fri Jun 1, 2018 05:00 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 – As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office between June 4 and Aug. 17, 2018.