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 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    May 11, 2016

USDA Offers New Loans For Portable Farm Storage And Handling Equipment

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide a new financing option to help farmers purchase portable storage and handling equipment. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini and Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Administrator...

 

Farm Bill Safety-Net Deadlines Approaching For North Dakota Farmers

WASHINGTON—U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Aaron Krauter today reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known a...

 

ND Agricultural Producers Invited to Attend Important Farm Bill Meetings

USDA North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) is partnering with the North Dakota State University Extension Service to host a series of informational meetings to discuss the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs...

 

ND Agricultural Producers Invited to Attend Important Farm Bill Meetings

USDA North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) is partnering with the North Dakota State University Extension Service to host a series of informational meetings to discuss the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs...

 

North Dakota Agricultural Producers Invited to Attend Important Farm Bill Meetings

USDA North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) is partnering with the North Dakota State University Extension Service to host a series of informational meetings to discuss the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    July 30, 2014

USDA Seeks Public Comments on Conservation Programs

U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) North Dakota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Aaron Krauter announced today that a public meeting will be held on August 6th at the Courtyard by Marriot in Moorhead, Minnesota to solicit comments on a...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    July 2, 2014

CRP Contract Extension Signup Period Underway

Conservation Reserve Program participants with general signup contracts that are scheduled to expire on September 30, 2014 may be able to extend all or part of their contract acreage for an additional year at the same payment rate as the existing...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    July 2, 2014

USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $6 million to universities and cooperative state extension services to develop online decision tools and other materials and train experts...

 
 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    June 18, 2014

USDA Awarding $6 Million to Prepare Farmers for New Farm Bill Programs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is awarding $6 million to universities and cooperative state extension services to develop online decision tools and other materials and train experts...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    April 2, 2014

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Increased Opportunity for Producers as part of New Farm Bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill.  A fact sheet outlining modifications to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan...

 

USDA and DOI Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the release of the State of the Birds 2013 Report on Private Lands. A collaborative effort as part of the U.S. North American Bird Conservation Initiative, involving...

 
 By Dan Janes    Outdoors    August 28, 2013

USDA and DOI Highlight Successes of Protecting Bird Habitat on Private Lands

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced the release of the State of the Birds 2013 Report on Private Lands. A collaborative effort as part of the U.S. North American Bird Conservation Initiative, involving...

 
 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    July 17, 2013

USDA Extends Acreage Reporting Deadine for FSA to August 2, 2013

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today announced an extension of FSA acreage reporting deadline. Farmers and landowners have an additional 18 calendar days to submit their annual report for acreage to their local FSA...

 
 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    July 17, 2013

Initial Estimate of ND Cropland Prevented from Planting Placed at 4.4 Million Acres

Late spring storms and heavy rains throughout the planting season caused an estimated 4.4 million acres of cropland to go unplanted this year, based on an early estimate by USDA Farm Service Agency’s North Dakota State Office.  The estimate was co...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    July 3, 2013

FSA Administrator Urges Producers to Enroll in DCP

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today encouraged farmers and ranchers to enroll for the 2013 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program (DCP) before the deadline. Producers who wait until the last minute to sign up could...

 
 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    May 22, 2013

USDA Announces Conservation Reserve Program Sign-Up

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today reminded farmers and ranchers that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up beginning May 20 and ending on June 14. Vilsack also a...

 
 By Dan Janes    Agriculture    May 22, 2013

FSA Administrator Urges Producers to Enroll in DCP/ACRE

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia today encouraged farmers and ranchers to enroll for the 2013 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program (DCP) or the Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE) before the deadline....

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    April 3, 2013

Secretary Vilsack Launches USDA "StrikeForce" Initiative to Boost Rural Economic Growth and Opportunity

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will launch its “StrikeForce” initiative in 10 additional states, including South Carolina. The primary goal of the StrikeForce initiative is to...

 

USDA Encourages Producers to Enroll in Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program by March 15th

Aaron Krauter, State Executive Director of North Dakota’s USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers to purchase FSA’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program coverage for non-insurable crops. “Crop insurance is an important risk...

 

Signup Begins for Direct and Counter Cyclical Programs

Signup for Farm Service Agency’s Direct and Counter Cyclical Program and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program during the 2013 crop year began on February 19, 2013. The signup deadline for the 2013 ACRE program is June 3 and signup for the DCP...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    March 6, 2013

Signup Begins for Direct and Counter Cyclical Programs

Signup for Farm Service Agency’s Direct and Counter Cyclical Program and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program during the 2013 crop year began on February 19, 2013. The signup deadline for the 2013 ACRE program is June 3 and signup for the DCP...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    March 6, 2013

USDA Encourages Producers to Enroll in Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program by March 15th

Aaron Krauter, State Executive Director of North Dakota’s USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers to purchase FSA’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program coverage for non-insurable crops. “Crop insurance is an important risk...

 
 By Dan Janes    Ag Roundup    March 6, 2013

USDA Announces 45th General Sign-Up for the Conservation Reserve Program

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced at the National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning May 20...

 

USDA Encourages Producers to Enroll in Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program by March 15th

Aaron Krauter, State Executive Director of North Dakota’s USDA Farm Service Agency reminds producers to purchase FSA’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program coverage for non-insurable crops. “Crop insurance is an important risk...

 

USDA Announces Disaster Assistance Sign-up for 2011 Crop Losses

North Dakota USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Aaron Krauter recently announced that producers can enroll in the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program for 2011 crop year losses beginning Oct. 22, 2012. Under the...

 

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