USDA Resources Available for Farmers Hurt by 2018, 2019 Disasters

🕔Sep 10, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and […]

USDA Defers Interest Accrual for 2019 Crop Insurance Premiums

🕔Aug 20, 2019The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced it will defer accrual of interest for all agricultural producers’ spring 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help the wide swath of […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured flooded areas of the southwest corner of her state on Monday, making a point that she was waiting to hear if and when Congress would […]

Florida: Sales Tax Relief for Farmers Hurt by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019During the Legislative Session, Florida Farm Bureau worked with Senator George Gainer and the other members of the Panhandle delegation to secure tax relief for farmers who were impacted by […]

Florida: Governor Activates Disaster Bridge Loans for Farms Hit by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019On May 15th, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support agricultural producers impacted by Hurricane Michael. The program will provide $25 million to […]

Midwest Livestock: Forage Needed After Floods – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019Nebraska livestock producers who saw their pastures severely damaged from widespread flooding this spring might have to use annual forages until perennial forages can recover. With pastures now buried under […]

Iowa Floods: Available USDA Aid Takes Multiple Forms

🕔Apr 15, 2019To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […]

Congress: Disaster Aid Issues – What’s the Hold Up?

🕔Apr 10, 2019On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing regarding the Administration’s FY 2020 Agriculture Department Budget Request, and heard testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  During […]

Disaster Aid Needed: Floods, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Typhoons, Volcanoes -DTN

🕔Apr 4, 2019Following the defeat of two bills to address 2018 and 2019 disasters on the Senate floor Monday evening, Democrats offered a new plan to address Puerto Rico while Republicans criticized […]

Farm Credit Strong Despite Ag Headwinds – DTN

🕔Apr 3, 2019From a federal perspective, the Farm Credit Administration is as prepared as it can be to help farmers weather the current challenging economic times from continually declining farm income and […]

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