USDA is extending the deadline for submitting nominations and applications to serve on its Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers and the Advisory Committee on Minority Farmers until Nov. 15.
Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and lost livestock because of Hurricane Michael can sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.
USDA could soon have a new chief scientist. President Trump says he plans to nominate Scott Hutchins, the global leader of integrated field sciences for Corteva Agriscience, as the department’s undersecretary for research, education and economics.
Dairy farmers are reminded that they have until Friday, June 8, to sign up for the Margin Protection Program. The original deadline was June 1, but it was extended by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.