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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.

Hunting tales and dairy margin protection

Thursday, December 18, 2014

With deer hunting over, time to focus on farm programs.

Ask FSA Andy about ELAP disaster assistance

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The USDA has announced that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011, through Sept. 30, 2013.

Ask FSA Andy about the Milk Margin Protection Program

Thursday, December 4, 2014

If your house is anything like ours, I am sure you have seen enough leftovers and turkey casseroles until another holiday.

What you need to know about the Tree Assistance Program

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Sign-up for the Tree Assistance Program continues.

Ask FSA Andy about farm storage and facility loans

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program allows producers of eligible commodities to obtain low-interest financing to build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities.

Cash in on opportunities with farm storage, facility loans

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Opportunities to help you build your grain storage needs.

Ask FSA Andy about FSA county committees elections

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Well the national election is over and you probably thought that all the advertisements and articles about elections were over!

Ask FSA Andy about the Dairy Margin Protection Program

Thursday, November 6, 2014

FSA has teamed up with OSU Extension to educate dairy producers on the new milk program called the Dairy Margin Protection Program, MPP-Dairy.

For noninsured crops, consider NAP

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Ask FSA Andy about ARC/PLC decision tools

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Beginning Nov. 17, farmers will have the opportunity to come into their local FSA office and declare which program option they want to be in for the life of this new farm bill.

Ask FSA Andy about CRP checks

Thursday, October 16, 2014

While fall harvest signifies the end of a growing season on many farms, at the Farm Service Agency it means that a new year is just beginning.

Seriously, update your FSA yields soon!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Time of year to update your FSA yields.

Ask FSA Andy about marketing loans during fall harvest

Thursday, September 25, 2014

As you harvest your crops this fall, keep in mind that you can obtain marketing loans through our office that enable you to obtain cash to operate while you are holding onto your crop for future marketing opportunities or for feeding.

Milk margin protection sign-up begins

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Mark your calendars for milk margin protection sign-up.

Ask FSA Andy about USDA letters

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Farm Service Agency is in the process of implementing new programs that were passed in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or better known as the 2014 Farm Bill.

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