FSA Changes “Active Engagement” Payment Eligibility Rule – DTN Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency on Wednesday restored the previous definitions of “active personal management,” “significant contribution,” and “related phrasing” in a rule on farm program subsidy eligibility and payment limitations. […]

Corn, Soybeans: Projecting Final Prevented Plant Acreage Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Prevented plant coverage under the Federal crop insurance program provides payments when farmers are unable to plant within a normal time window.  Estimating the number of prevented plant acres in […]

March 16 Last Day to Schedule with FSA for ARC, PLC Enrollment Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their 2019 crop year elections for and enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs must schedule an […]

Nebraska: Disaster Relief Payments Available for On-Farm Stored Grain Losses Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska announced payments now are available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or […]

FSA Expands Payment Options Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to […]

U.S. Corn Acres: One-Third Still Unplanted – DTN Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Pat Swanson has already started filling in the paperwork on prevented planting for her family’s farm and for several of her customers. “We have some fields under water, and the […]

USDA Farm Loans – Higher Limits Now Available Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
Higher 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, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
USDA 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, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019
Do 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, 2019

🕔Apr 3, 2019
John 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 […]

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