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USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadlines

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, speaking at the National Milk Producers Federation annual meeting, announced extended deadlines for the dairy Margin Protection Program. Farmers now have until Dec. 5, 2014, to enroll in the voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill. The program provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin –the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

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USDA Releases New State-by-State "Made in Rural America" Report

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 – As part of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) commitment to strengthening rural economies, Secretary Tom Vilsack announced anew state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report illustrating the impact of USDA investments in rural communities.

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USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs

USDA announced key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Cover-age (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). 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.

Dates associated with ARC and PLC that farm owners and producers need to know:

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Many Benefits to Soil Testing

If you want to increase crop yields or vegetable and flower garden production next spring, have your soil tested.  This is the only way to determine whether the soil has the right alkalinity or acidity to release available nutrients.

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USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). 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.

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USDA Unveils Key New Programs to Help Farmers Manage Risk

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled highly anticipated new programs to help farmers better manage risk, ushering in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.

Vilsack also announced that new tools are now available to help provide farmers the information they need to choose the new safety net program that is right for their business.

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USDA Unveils Key New Programs to Help Farmers Manage Risk

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled highly anticipated new programs to help farmers better manage risk, ushering in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades. 

Vilsack also announced that new tools are now available to help provide farmers the information they need to choose the new safety net program that is right for their business.

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National Preparedness Month (NPM): You Can Be The Hero

Lexington, KY September 17, 2014– September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). The National Day of Action is September 30, 2014. USDA’s Farm Service Agency has committed to participate in America’s PrepareAthon in September in order to increase preparedness throughout the U.S.

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Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that starting Sept. 2, 2014, farmers can enroll in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

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Livestock Producers Urged to Enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date.

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