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FSA Employee in Arkansas “Irons Out” Wrinkles in Major Farm Program… Literally

Clay County Employees Go the Extra Mile to Ensure Successful Farm Program Delivery USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees and agricultural producers alike passed a milestone recently: the deadline for selecting the new Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss … Continue reading

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A New Partnership Prepares Farmers for Complex Decisions

An important new partnership is preparing agricultural producers for decisions that need to be made soon so farmers can participate in safety-net programs that were created by the 2014 Farm Bill. Congress gave USDA and the Cooperative Extension System a … Continue reading

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FSA Announces New Yield Data for Safety Net Calculations

New information is available to producers to update program payment yields to help them better select protection offered by the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. “The Farm Bill provided landowners with the option of updating … Continue reading

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FSA Encourages Farmers to Work With Decision Tools

It’s a busy time for Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees across the nation as they assist farmers and ranchers in signing up for new assistance programs, field questions about a farm bill that’s different from any program in recent memory … Continue reading

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Dolcini Makes Rounds, Promotes FSA Programs in Pennsylvania

New FSA Administrator Val Dolcini traveled to Pennsylvania to meet with producers, employees and community organizations to promote FSA programs and offer ideas of his vision as leader of the Farm Service Agency. “He was well received,” said Bill Wehry, … Continue reading

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

The Farm Service Agency has outlined four phases of the new Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs designed to help farmers manage risk. The first phase began last month when farmers received written notices advising them … Continue reading

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USDA Unveils Key New Programs to Help Farmers Manage Risk

Direct payments are a thing of the past. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced two farm safety net programs that offer farmers protection when the market causes substantial drops in crop prices and/or revenues. The Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and the … Continue reading

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