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FSA Andy for June 26

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Hello again! Foreign investors who buy, sell or hold a direct or indirect interest in U.S. agricultural land must report their holdings and transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Failure to timely file an accurate report can result in a penalty with fines up to 25 percent of the fair market value of the […]

FSA Andy for June 5

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Hello again! I’d like to discuss prevented planting and failed crops with you. It’s important to remember that you need to report prevented planted acreage and failed crops to your local Farm Service Agency office. This applies to all crops, whether covered by crop insurance, not covered by insurance, or covered by Farm Service Agency’s […]

FSA Andy for May 8

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Hello again! Looks like farmers in the area are getting some field work done — in between rains, that is. While you’re out there working ground, are you going to be a “sodbuster” this year? The term “sodbusting” is used to identify the plowing up of erosion-prone grasslands for use as cropland. Sodbuster violations are […]

FSA Andy for May 1

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Hello Again! This past week was full of excitement in the Farm Service Agency office. We celebrated Administrative Professionals Day and also National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. My daughter came to work with me and learned about several programs we offer. One program she read about was the Dairy Disaster Assistance […]

FSA Andy for April 24

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Hello again! The Farm Service Agency reminds interested applicants that the agency offers loans for farmers to purchase farmland and finance agricultural operations. Farm Service Agency loan programs are designed to help producers who are temporarily unable to obtain private or commercial credit. In many cases, applicants are beginning farmers who have insufficient net worth […]

FSA Andy for April 17

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Hello again! And a warm welcome to the beautiful springtime weather! With spring planting around the corner, the Farm Service Agency encourages producers to report any prevented planting acreage or failed crop acreage that will not be brought to harvest to their local Farm Service Agency office. Failed acreage must be reported to before destroying […]

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