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  1. Applications Being Accepted From US Virgin Islands Producers Recovering from the Effects of 2017 Hurricanes

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 07:40 AM

    GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA July 18, 2018– U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) US Virgin Islands Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Justin Teuton today announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help them recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through November 16, 2018.

  2. USDA Announces Signup for the 2018 Reimbursement Transportation Program

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 01:26 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Florida, July 17, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) US Virgin Islands State Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Justin Teuton 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. Nearly $2 Billion Now Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 09:58 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018– Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018.

  4. USDA Reopens Application Period for Producers Recovering from Cattle Loss, Other Disasters

    Thu May 31, 2018 02:07 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 31, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybees, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters.

  5. Dairy Farmers Have Until June 1 to Apply for Improved Safety Net under Margin Protection Program

    Fri May 25, 2018 02:12 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds dairy farmers of the June 1 deadline to enroll in the improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).  Many producers will see payments in early June, depending on the coverage they elect.