In a series of letters, Farm Service Agency officials at the state and federal levels have been debating whether or not a consistently rough winter should make producers eligible for livestock disaster assistance programs.
With a late harvest for many, USDA wants to make sure that growers have a chance to meet crop insurance requirements for spring-planted crops before December 10. Here's why a call to your crop insurance agent might be in order.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency says 2017 was another year of high activity in its farm loan programs, with farm families accessing nearly $6 billion in new credit, either directly or guaranteed through commercial lenders.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - If the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County level (ARC-CO) program is to be a viable option in the next farm bill, major farm organizations and commodity groups are convinced that the widely used program – developed as part of the 2014 farm bill - needs to be fixed.