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FSA: Deadline nears for CRP enrollment

· August 9, 2018

Farmers have just over a week to get eligible land enrolled in the CRP (Conservation Reserve Program) this year. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers that the deadline to sign up is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. “Any agricultural producer that has eligible land should review the benefits of this program,” said Fordyce. […]

Natural disaster assistance available for cattle, honey bee loss

· June 5, 2018

The USDA is now accepting disaster assistance program applications from farmers who suffered livestock, honey bee, farm-raised fish, and other losses. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reopening the application period for two disaster assistance programs in response to statutory changes made by Congress earlier this year. “When disasters hit, help is as close as […]

USDA opens up voluntary CRP enrollment again

· June 4, 2018

As part of a 33-year effort to protect sensitive lands and improve water quality and wildlife habitat on private lands, the USDA will resume accepting applications for the voluntary Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Eligible farmers, ranchers, and private landowners can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office between June 4 and Aug. […]

USDA, Texas A&M partner to get veterans ag loans faster

· June 1, 2018

The USDA and Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service are partnering to help military veterans obtain loans and pursue careers as farmers and ranchers. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined local dignitaries, members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and community leaders at the Dallas Farmers Market Thursday to unveil the new pilot program. USDA’s Farm […]

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