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  • USDA

    USDA REMINDS FARMERS OF 2014 FARM BILL CONSERVATION COMPLIANCE
    CHANGES

        The 2014 Farm Bill implements a change that Requires farmers to have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026) on file.

  • USDA

    ARC/PLC PRGRAM DEADLINES APPROACHING

        Producers are reminded that the deadline to update yield history and/or reallocate base acres is February 27, 2015.  
        Farm owners and producers can choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.

  • USDA

    ARC/PLC PRGRAM DEADLINES APPROACHING

        Producers are reminded that the deadline to update yield history and/or reallocate base acres is Feb. 27, 2015. Farm owners and producers can choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs. Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) through March 31, 2015. The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.

  • USDA

    COVERAGE SELECTION FOR NEW 2014 FARM BILL SAFETY NET PROGRAMS
    BEGAN NOV. 17, 2014
                                    
        Producers have until March 31, 2015 to choose the Program Best for their Operation.

  • USDA

    USDA PROVIDES GREATER PROTECTION FOR FRUIT VEGETABLES, AND OTHER SPECIALTY CROP GROWERS

        Greater protection is now available from the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for crops that traditionally have been ineligible for federal crop insurance. The new options, created by the 2014 Farm Bill, provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops such as vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, floriculture, ornamental nursery, aquaculture, turf grass, ginseng, honey, syrup, and energy crops.

  • USDA

    FSA ANNOUNCES YIELD DATA FOR SAFETY NET CALCULATIONS

        Farmers can Update Yield history through February 27, 2015,

  • USDA

    MICROLOAN CAP GROWS TO $50,000

        Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the FSA borrowing limit for microloans increased from $35,000 to $50,000.  Microloans offer borrowers simplified lending with less paperwork.

  • USDA

    By Don Atkinson, CED

    COVERAGE SELECTION FOR NEW 2014 FARM BILL SAFETY NET PROGRAMS BEGAN NOVEMBER 17

    Producers have until March 31, 2015, to Choose the Program Best for their Operation

  • USDA

    USDSA-DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO HELP THOUSANDS OF HONEBEE, LIVESTOCK AND FARM-RAISED FISH PRODUCERS

    2014 Farm Bill Program offers producers in over 40 States Relief for 2012 and 2013 Losses

        The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and, Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2013.

  • USDA

    USDA FARM SERVICE AGENCY COUNTY COMMITTEE ELECTIONS BEGIN

        USDA encourages farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard by voting in the upcoming Farm Service Agency (FSA) County committee elections.  
        On Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, USDA began mailing ballots for the 2014 elections to eligible producers across the country. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by the Dec. 1, 2014, deadline to ensure that their vote is counted.