Stories by FSA Andy

Ask FSA Andy about completing FSA paperwork

Thursday, March 26, 2015

March 31 is right around the corner and all ARC/PLC reallocations, yields and elections need to be completed.

Farm bill extension gives crop producers more time

Thursday, March 5, 2015

The ag secretary announced that there will be a one-time extension of the deadline for the base and yield reallocation process.

Conservation compliance programs are important part of farm bill

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Conservation compliance is a big part of new farm bill.

Winter weather pains won’t go away

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Winter cold and all the problems continue.

February is time to reflect on black history and accomplishments

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Last weeks’ rain on top of the packed snow has made all farm work and any outings a challenge.

Ask FSA Andy about the guaranteed loan program

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The purpose of the FSA guaranteed loan program is to assist lenders in extending credit to family farmers who do not qualify for standard commercial loans.

Ask FSA Andy about loans for beginning farmers

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A beginning farmer is defined as someone who has not operated a farm for more than 10 years, substantially participates in a farm operation and meets the eligibility requirements of the loan program they are applying for.

Ask FSA Andy about farm loans for youth

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Youth loans can be used to finance many kinds of agricultural projects.

Ask FSA Andy about the MicroLoans program

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Farm loan program has been extended.

Ask FSA Andy about updating your bases and yield

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Our hands at the FSA offices have been punching computer keyboards, updating your planting history and inputting your yield production history.

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FSA Andy is written by USDA Farm Service Agency county executive directors in northeastern Ohio.