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  1. New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Producers Find Farm Loans that Fit Their Operation

    Thu Jul 18, 2019 09:36 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on farmers.gov, the Department’s self-service website for farmers.

  2. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Ohio Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Fri Jul 12, 2019 02:53 PM

    Morgantown, W.Va., July 12, 2019 — Ohio agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in 21 Ohio counties, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses due excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning and tornadoes that occurred between Nov. 1, 2018 and June 13, 2019. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due March 2, 2020.

  3. USDA Now Making Payments for New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Fri Jul 12, 2019 02:22 PM

    Income-over-feed margin for May triggers fifth payment for 2019

    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll through Sept. 20, 2019.

  4. Farm Service Agency in West Virginia Extends Prevented Plant Crop Reporting Deadline in Four Counties to July 15

    Mon Jul 8, 2019 11:00 AM

    Morgantown, W.Va., July 8, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the prevented plant crop reporting deadline for West Virginia producers affected by spring flooding and excessive moisture.

  5. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Virginia Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Tue Jun 25, 2019 09:15 AM

    Morgantown, W.Va., June 25, 2019 — Virginia agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren counties, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses due to excessive rainfall occurring since April 15, 2018. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due Feb. 11, 2020.