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. […]

Missouri: Two Counties Named Primary Natural Disaster Areas Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Missouri counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Dade and Jasper counties who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for […]

Kansas: Sherman County Named Primary Natural Disaster Area Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Sherman County, Kansas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

South Carolina: Five Counties Named Primary Natural Disaster Areas Nov 4, 2020

🕔Nov 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five South Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Clarendon, Marion, Spartanburg, Sumter and Williamsburg counties who suffered losses caused by excessive moisture […]

Reminder: Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields by Sept. 30 Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners of the September 30 deadline to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. This is a […]

USDA – Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields by Sept. 30 Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners that they have a one-time opportunity to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. The deadline […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Deadline Extended to Sept. 11 Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Farmers have more time to apply for aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program after the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the deadline to Sept. 11. The original program application […]

ARC, PLC – June 30 Last Day for 2020 Enrollment Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2020 must do so by June 30. Although program elections […]

FSA Expands Set-Aside Loan Provision for Customers Impacted by COVID-19 May 21, 2020

🕔May 21, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will broaden the use of the Disaster Set-Aside (DSA) loan provision, normally used in the wake of natural disasters, to allow farmers with USDA farm […]

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