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

    Fri Jul 12, 2019 08:14 AM

    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.

  2. USDA Extends Deadline to Report Crops in Wisconsin

    Thu Jul 11, 2019 02:11 PM

    (MADISON, Wis.), July 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Wisconsin impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22, 2019 deadline applies to reporting crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices and federal crop insurance agents.

  3. Farm Service Agency in Wisconsin Extends Prevented Plant Crop Reporting Deadline to July 15 for Producers without Insurance or NAP Coverage

    Mon Jul 1, 2019 02:33 PM

    Madison, WI, July 1, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the prevented plant crop reporting deadline for Wisconsin producers affected by spring flooding and excessive moisture.

  4. USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts

    Mon Jun 24, 2019 09:49 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 24, 2019 – Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. FSA’s 52nd signup for CRP runs from June 3 to August 23.

  5. Secretary Perdue Announces New Dairy Margin Coverage Signup Begins June 17

    Fri Jun 14, 2019 08:26 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announces that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety net that helps dairy producers manage the volatility of milk and feed prices, operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).