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  1. Secretary Perdue Names FSA Administrator

    Fri May 11, 2018 04:03 PM

    (Washington, D.C., May 11, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment of Richard Fordyce to serve as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA). In his role, Fordyce will provide leadership for FSA and its mission to support agricultural production across America through a network of over 2,100 county and 50 state offices.

  2. FSA Reminds Producers of May 31 Deadline for Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program

    Fri May 11, 2018 10:58 AM

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reminding producers of the May 31 deadline for the Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program. Through the program, cotton producers may receive a cost share payment, which is based on a producer’s 2016 cotton acres reported to FSA multiplied by 20 percent of the average ginning cost for each production region.

  3. USDA Helps Cotton Producers Maintain, Expand Domestic Market

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 02:00 PM

    (MEMPHIS, TN, March 7, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist cotton producers through a Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program in order to expand and maintain the domestic marketing of cotton.

  4. Perdue Names Appointees to the Tennessee USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:10 AM

    Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 17, 2018- U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Tennessee 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.

  5. USDA Processing Pending Conservation Reserve Program Acceptance of Most 2018 Offers Temporarily Suspended

    Mon Oct 23, 2017 09:54 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it will process many pending eligible offers for land enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), and it will temporarily suspend accepting most new offers until later in the 2018 fiscal year.