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  1. USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 09:15 AM

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either directly or guaranteed through commercial lenders in 2017. At year end, FSA was assisting more than 120,000 family farmers with loans totaling just over $25 billion.

  2. Perdue Names Appointees to the US Virgin Islands USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Tue Jan 23, 2018 09:09 AM

    Gainesville, Fla., Jan. 11, 2018- U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the US Virgin Islands 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.

  3. Farm Service Agency – A Vital Source of Assistance to America’s Farmers and Ranchers

    Thu Dec 21, 2017 02:32 PM
  4. FSA County Committee Elections to Begin; Producers to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 6

    Mon Nov 6, 2017 08:13 AM

    GAINESVILLE, FL, Nov. 02, 2017 – US Virgin Islands Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Mark Cotrell today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2017 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 4, 2017, to ensure that their vote is counted.

  5. USDA Designates Three Territories in the U.S. Virgin Islands as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Thu Oct 19, 2017 07:16 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated three territories in the Virgin Islands as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by multiple disasters that occurred during Hurricanes Irma and Maria that occurred during the 2017 crop year.