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Age is Just a Number for 100-Year-Old Farmer

By Cassie Bable, Texas FSA Public Affairs Specialist Annie Faye Woodson has been directly involved in farming and ranching in Texas for the last 76 years. At 100-years-old she stays up-to-date on Farm Service Agency (FSA) program news and still … Continue reading

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Today is Last Day for Hispanic, Women Producers to File a Claim

Today is the last day for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by USDA in past decades to file a claim in order to receive a cash payment or loan forgiveness. The claims process is a voluntary … Continue reading

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One Week Remains for Hispanic, Women Producers to File a Claim

Only one week remains for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by USDA in past decades to file a claim in order to receive a cash payment or loan forgiveness. The claims process is a voluntary alternative … Continue reading

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Dairy Producers to Receive MILC Payments Soon; New AGI Forms Required

Dairy farmers enrolled in the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program soon will be receiving payments for the September 2012 marketings. Payments will be issued beginning Feb. 5; however, producers must complete a new Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) form … Continue reading

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Georgia Producers Must Apply to Reap Tax-Exempt Savings

Georgia farmers are urged to apply for the Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption card in order to be exempt from paying sales tax on seed, fertilizer, fuel and other inputs. Although the tax exemption law is not new, applying for the … Continue reading

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Delaware Celebrates 4 Farms that Reached Century Mark

Delaware has added four new farms to a growing list of farmland that have hit the 100 year mark. The four farms were inducted into Delaware’s Century Farm Program, which brings the total number to 121 statewide. “These families who … Continue reading

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Additional 76 Counties Named Disaster Areas Due to Drought

An additional 76 counties in six states have been named a primary natural disaster area as the drought situation continues to worsen. For the 2012 crop year, 1,234 counties have been declared a disaster area by USDA due to the … Continue reading

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