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 […]

FSA Reminder of Ongoing Disaster Assistance Program Signup May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
The USDA has started making payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) to agricultural producers who suffered eligible losses because of drought or excess moisture in […]

ARC And PLC Signups Hit Record Numbers Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
Producers signed a record 1.77 million contracts for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2019 crop year, which is […]

FSA Makes It Easier for Customers to Conduct Business Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices are open by phone appointment only until further notice, and FSA staff are available to continue helping agricultural producers with program signups, loan […]

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 […]

Preparing for Climate Change – USDA Scientists Chime In – DTN Feb 24, 2020

🕔Feb 24, 2020
Attendees at USDA’s annual Agricultural Outlook Forum in Virginia this week are getting an earful about the challenges posed by increasingly volatile weather extremes. Speakers in at least three separate […]

Conservation Reserve Program – Don’t Forget Feb. 28 Signup Deadline Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup to enroll by February 28, 2020. This signup is available to farmers […]

FSA Encourages Producers to Enroll Soon in ARC, PLC Programs Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for […]

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for ARC, PLC Programs Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019
Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs – for the […]

Trade Aid: USDA Extends Deadline for Certifying Crop Production Apr 29, 2019

🕔Apr 29, 2019
USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who […]

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