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  1. USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:40 AM

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management Agency. Each agency will take into account stakeholder input when making discretionary decisions on program implementation.

  2. Trump Administration Appoints Sherry McCorkle to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Florida and the US Virgin Islands

    Mon Feb 4, 2019 02:47 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 4, 2019- The Trump Administration recently appointed Sherry McCorkle as the new State Executive Director for the USDA Florida/US Virgin Islands Farm Service Agency (FSA). McCorkle will join the Florida/US Virgin Islands FSA team on February 11, 2019.

  3. USDA Reminds Producers of Disaster Program Deadlines

    Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:48 PM
  4. USDA Offers Secure, Convenient Online Business Options

    Wed Oct 17, 2018 08:12 AM

    GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – Oct. 16, 2018 - Farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers in US Virgin Islands have new online options to access U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. Through USDA’s new streamlined process producers can now register, track and manage their applications for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) and 2017 Wildfires Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) on the secure and convenient https://www.farmers.gov/sign-in.

  5. 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.