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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Nearly 17,000 Dairy Operations Enrolled in Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Tue Aug 20, 2019 06:53 AM

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that producers of nearly 17,000 dairy operations have signed up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program since signup opened June 17. Producers interested in 2019 coverage must sign up before Sept. 20, 2019.

  4. Report: Farmers Prevented from Planting Crops on More than 19 Million Acres

    Mon Aug 12, 2019 03:06 PM
  5. USDA Opens Signup for Market Facilitation Program

    Mon Jul 29, 2019 01:29 PM