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  1. USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Mon Oct 7, 2019 03:21 PM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019 – Dairy producers can now enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened signup today for the program that helps producers manage economic risk brought on by milk price and feed cost disparities.

  2. More Time Provided for Dairy Producers to Enroll in DMC Program

    Thu Sep 19, 2019 04:05 PM

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to September 27 for dairy producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2019. The deadline had been September 20.

  3. USDA Opens 2019 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

    Mon Sep 9, 2019 04:11 PM

    (Washington, D.C., September 3, 2019) – Agricultural producers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020.

  4. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Montana Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:22 AM

    HURON, South Dakota, August 26, 2019 — Montana 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 to agricultural producers in Carter County, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses due to a tornado that occurred on July 19, 2019. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due April 16, 2020.

  5. Farm Service Agency Expands Payment Options

    Wed Aug 21, 2019 06:48 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C., August 20, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to pay farm loan payments, measurement service fees, farm program debt repayments and administrative service fees, as well as to purchase aerial maps.