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County Extension

  • USDA

    Foreign persons must report U.S. agricultural land holdings

        The Executive Director for the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Fentress County, Don Atkinson reminds foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

  • USDA

    FARM SERVICE AGENCY COUNTY COMMITTEE NOMINATION
    PERIOD BEGAN JUNE 15

        The U.S Department of Agriculture announced that the nomination period for local farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees began on Monday, June 15.

  • USDA

    USDA ENHANCES FARM STORAGE FACILITY LOAN PROGRAM

        The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) expanded the Farm Storage and facility Loan program, which provides low-interest financing to producers. The enhanced program includes 22 new categories of eligible equipment for fruit and vegetables producers.

  • USDA

    USDA REMINDS FARMERS TO CERTIFY CONSERVATION COMPLIANCE BY JUNE 1 DEADLINE

    Producers May Need to Take Action to Remain Eligible for Crop Insurance
    Premium Support

        The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA service support.

  • Register now for Morgan County Junior 4-H Camp

        Morgan County Junior 4-H Camp, for grades 4th – 6th, will be held June 1 – 5 in Greeneville, Tenn. at Clyde Austin 4-H Center.
        Things to do at camp: Recreation Adventures – Olympic size swimming pool, rifle/archery range, canoeing and kayaking lake, cliffhanger (climbing wall), basketball, softball, gaga, volleyball, fishing ponds and organized sports.

  • USDA

    NATURAL DISASTER ANNOUNCEMENT

        An ice Storm and flooding has caused severe damage in all areas of Fentress/ Morgan/ County. Farms and ranches suffering severe damage may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) administered by the Fentress/Morgan/Scott County Farm service Agency (FSA) County Office if the damage:
        Will be so costly to rehabilitate that Federal assistance is or will be needed to return the land to productive agricultural use.

  • USDA

    ONE TIME EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO UPDATE BASE ACRES OR YIELD
    HISTORY FOR ARC/PLC PROGRAM

        Farmers now have until March 31 to update yields and reallocate base acres; Deadline for choosing between ARC and PLC also Remains March 31.

  • Litter Education

    Aimie McCarty

    Morgan County Litter Statistic

      *Americans throw away 25,000,000 plastic bottles every hour.
      *It takes 450 years for a single plastic soda bottle to decompose.
      *Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy to light a 60  
    watt bulb for up to 6 hours.
      *Recycling one ton of plastic saves 7.4 cubic yards of landfill space.

  • USDA

    CHOOSING BETWEEN ARC AND PLC ALSO REMAINS MARCH 31, 2015

  • USDA

    USDA PROVIDES ONE-TIME EXTENSION OF DEADLINE TO UPDATE BASE ACRES OR YIELD HISTORY FOR ARC/PLC PROGRAMS