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  1. USDA Reminds Producers of Approaching Marketing Assistance Loan Deadlines

    Fri May 24, 2019 02:34 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 24, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminds producers of the May 31, 2019, deadline to apply for crop year 2018 marketing assistance loans for feed grains, upland cotton, soybeans and minor oilseeds.

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

    Wed May 22, 2019 10:17 AM

    CASPER, Wyoming, May 22, 2019 — Montana 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 who incurred losses caused by four separate disaster events. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due Jan. 14, 2020.

     

  3. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Colorado Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Wed May 22, 2019 10:07 AM

    CASPER, Wyoming, May 22, 2019 — Colorado 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 four Colorado counties, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses caused by two separate disaster events. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due Jan. 6, 2020.

  4. USDA Reopens Continuous CRP Signup

    Wed May 15, 2019 11:27 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept applications beginning June 3, 2019, for certain practices under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) continuous signup and will offer extensions for expiring CRP contracts. The 2018 Farm Bill reauthorized CRP, one of the country’s largest conservation programs.

  5. USDA Announces March Income over Feed Cost Margin Triggers Third 2019 Dairy Safety Net Payment

    Wed May 8, 2019 10:08 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 8, 2019 — USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced this week that the March 2019 income over feed cost margin was $8.85 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the third payment for dairy producers who purchase the appropriate level of coverage under the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.