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  1. Secretary Perdue Statement on Confirmation of Bill Northey for Key USDA Post

    Wed Feb 28, 2018 07:20 AM

    (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)*.

  2. Trump Administration Appoints Roger Dahmer to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in West Virginia

    Tue Feb 20, 2018 01:05 PM

    Morgantown, W.Va., Feb. 20, 2018- The Trump Administration recently appointed Roger Dahmer as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA West Virginia Farm Service Agency (FSA). Dahmer began his new position on Feb. 20, 2018.

  3. Perdue Names Appointees to the West Virginia USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:01 PM

    Morgantown, W.Va., Jan. 12, 2018- U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the West Virginia 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.

  4. Farm Service Agency – A Vital Source of Assistance

    Thu Jan 4, 2018 02:01 PM

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2017 – Through the work of dedicated staff in over 2,100 county and state offices, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides vital farm safety-net assistance to agricultural producers across America.

  5. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Wed Nov 1, 2017 10:58 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.