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January 16, 2011
Farm Service Agency works to reduce fraud, abuse
Linda Hennen, executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Minnesota, used the release of a final rule that targets fraud and abuse of farm programs to join FSA Administrator Jonathan Coppess and state her commitment to accuracy. At issue has been the dispersal of payments...
January 16, 2011 - 11:07am
December 31, 2010
Conservation Reserve Program celebrates 25 years
Linda Hennen, state executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Minnesota announced the 25th anniversary of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which has protected the nation's natural resources since the signing of the historic Food Security Act of 1985. The act...
farm / News
December 31, 2010 - 10:23am
December 18, 2010
Help available for farmers who suffered losses due to natural disasters
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the sign-up period for the 2009 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program begins on Jan.
country / farm
December 18, 2010 - 9:04am
July 2, 2010
Nominations sought for Farm Service Agency committee
The election of agricultural producers to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee is important to all farmers, whether beginning or long established, with large or small operations. It is important that every eligible producer participate in these elections because the county...
farm / News
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
Applications accepted for losses in livestock, honeybee and fish production
Late-filed applications for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) will be accepted for losses that took place in calendar years 2008 and 2009. ELAP sign-up ended on December 10, 2009, for 2008 losses and on February 1, 2010 for 2009...
farm / News
May 3, 2010 - 10:45am
December 16, 2009
Emergency assistance available for honey bee producers in area
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced that producers may begin applying for benefits under the provisions of the Emergency Livestock Assistance Program (ELAP). ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of honey bees that experience losses due to: disease, adverse...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
September 30, 2009
Non-insured Assistance Program deadlines September 30
The Non-Insured Assistance Program (NAP) is a program administered by the Farm Service Agency that provides for weather related loss protection for crops where conventional (Multi-Peril) crop insurance is not available. Eligible crops include fruits and vegetables, mushrooms, floriculture,...
September 30, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Important deadline approaching for FSA program sign up
The sign up for the 2009 Direct Countercyclical Program (DCP) and Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program will end Friday, August 14. The 2009 Acreage Reporting will also conclude on Friday, August 14. Producers were given the opportunity to sign up for DCP starting in December...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am