USDA Farm Loans – Higher Limits Now Available

🕔Apr 12, 2019Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating expenses. The 2018 Farm Bill increased the amount that […]

Iowa: USDA Opens Signup for Emergency Conservation Program

🕔Apr 12, 2019USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Amanda De Jong today announced that FSA offices in Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie and Woodbury counties in Iowa are accepting applications […]

Farmers Can Now Manage USDA Farm Loans Online

🕔Apr 10, 2019Do you have farm loans through USDA? If so, USDA’s Farm Service Agency has launched a new feature that enables you to login to view farm loan information, history, and […]

Midwest Rain, Blizzard: Keeping Cattle Safe Still Challenging – DTN

🕔Apr 3, 2019John Widdowson saw the forecast during the week of March 10 and made a plan to keep his cattle safe in his operation near Gibbon, Nebraska. He moved his cow-calf […]

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Shutdown

🕔Jan 22, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in […]

USDA: FSA Staff Opens the Doors, Limited Agenda Over 3 Days – DTN

🕔Jan 17, 2019USDA will reopen about half of the country’s Farm Service Agency offices for 3 days starting today (Thursday) to help farmers with existing farm loans and provide tax documents to […]

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services

🕔Jan 16, 2019Sonny Perdue has  announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The USDA has […]

Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by Senate and House Republican leaders or by President […]

Government Shutdown Grinds On – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019As the president and congressional Democrats keep fighting over border wall funding, farmers are feeling the impacts of the partial federal government shutdown in different ways. Terry Detrick points to […]

Govt. Shutdown – FSA County Offices Open Through Friday, Dec. 28

🕔Dec 26, 2018During a government shutdown, agencies that have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers until that money is used up.  As a result, […]

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