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  1. USDA Designates Washington County in Utah as a Primary Natural Disaster Area with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 12:08 PM

    USDA Designates Washington County in Utah as a Primary Natural Disaster Area with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Washington County in Utah as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  2. USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 11:58 AM

    USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool
    Bipartisan Budget Act Makes Substantial Program Changes

    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices. With changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has set the enrollment period to run from April 9, 2018 to June 1, 2018.

  3. USDA Designates 12 Counties in NM as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Thu Apr 5, 2018 11:22 AM

    USDA Designates 12 Counties in New Mexico as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 12 counties in New Mexico as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  4. USDA Designates 12 Counties in AZ as Primary Natural Disaster

    Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:22 PM

    USDA Designates 12 Counties in Arizona as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 12 counties in Arizona as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  5. Secretary Perdue Statement On Confirmation of Bill Northey

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 04:10 PM

    (Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the Senate’s long-awaited confirmation of Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS)*.