05 January 2022

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Deadline extended to apply for OTECP pandemic support

Deadline extended to apply for OTECP pandemic support


The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has extended the deadline for agricultural producers who are certified organic, or transitioning to organic, to apply fo...
17 November 2021

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USDA expands local PSA, NRCS electronic communication options

USDA expands local PSA, NRCS electronic communication options


Farmers, ranchers, partners and stakeholders can now subscribe to receive free email and text message communications directly from the Harrison/Floyd/...
13 October 2021

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USDA updates assistance for livestock, poultry contract producers, specialty crop growers

USDA updates assistance for livestock, poultry contract producers, specialty crop growers


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The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture is updating the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) for contract producers of eligible livestock and...
04 August 2021

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Pandemic assistance available for timber harvesters, haulers

Pandemic assistance available for timber harvesters, haulers


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The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have ...

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USDA to provide pandemic assistance to livestock producers

USDA to provide pandemic assistance to livestock producers


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Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for...
28 July 2021

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USDA invests $12.5M to improve rural facilities, services

USDA invests $12.5M to improve rural facilities, services


Crawford schools, Town of Marengo among recipients
The USDA is investing $185 million to equip, rebuild and modernize essential services in rural areas...
07 July 2021

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Producers reminded to file crop acreage reports

Producers reminded to file crop acreage reports


Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after spring planting should make an appointment with the Harrison/Floyd/...
23 June 2021

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USDA to begin loan payments to socially disadvantaged borrowers

USDA to begin loan payments to socially disadvantaged borrowers


The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Farm Service Agency recently published the first notice of funding availability announcing loan payments for eligible bo...

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USDA announces dates for CRP General, Grasslands sign-ups

USDA announces dates for CRP General, Grasslands sign-ups


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The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture has set a July 23 deadline for agricultural producers and landowners to apply for the Conservation Reserve Prog...
05 May 2021

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USDA to expand, renew Conservation Reserve Program

USDA to expand, renew Conservation Reserve Program


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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the USDA will open enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program with higher payme...