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 […]

Nebraska: Cost-Sharing Programs Available, Read Rules Carefully – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2019Nebraska farmers affected by the devastating effects of recent floods and blizzards can use USDA Farm Service Agency cost-sharing programs to help recover financially. However, there are several rules 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 – 9,700 FSA Employees Recalled to Work on Specific Items – Still No Paycheck

🕔Jan 22, 2019USDA has temporarily recalled all of the more than 9,700 Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees to keep offices open from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning January 24.  President […]

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 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 […]

FSA County Offices Now Closed Until Further Notice – DTN

🕔Dec 31, 2018Producers who have already certified their 2018 production with the Farm Service Agency should continue to receive their Market Facilitation Program payments, USDA said in a news release Friday. Those […]

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