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Drought Assistance Helps Nebraska Rancher Get Back on Track

By Tanya Brown, FSA Writer/Editor When enrollment opened for the USDA disaster assistance programs this April, LaNelle Martin was one of the first to sign up at the Kimball County FSA office in Nebraska. “After two years of a severe … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for ELAP Sign-Up

Producers affected by losses due to adverse weather or losses, including blizzards, wildfires and tornadoes, have until Aug. 1 to sign up for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish for the 2012-2013 program year. For 2014 program … Continue reading

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California Producer Preserves Rare Breed

By Brenda Carlson, FSA Lead Regional Public Affairs Specialist The Nakagawa Ranch (Valley Springs, Calif.), owned and operated by Glenn and Keiko Nakagawa, is a cattle operation steeped in history and tradition. The Nakagawas raise American Wagyu (Wa = Japanese … Continue reading

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