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.
Youth loans can be used to finance many kinds of agricultural projects.
Farm loan program has been extended.
Our hands at the FSA offices have been punching computer keyboards, updating your planting history and inputting your yield production history.
With deer hunting over, time to focus on farm programs.
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.
If your house is anything like ours, I am sure you have seen enough leftovers and turkey casseroles until another holiday.
Sign-up for the Tree Assistance Program continues.
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.
Opportunities to help you build your grain storage needs.
Well the national election is over and you probably thought that all the advertisements and articles about elections were over!
FSA has teamed up with OSU Extension to educate dairy producers on the new milk program called the Dairy Margin Protection Program, MPP-Dairy.
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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.
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.
Time of year to update your FSA yields.
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.
Mark your calendars for milk margin protection sign-up.
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.
This week found yellow school buses screeching to a stop to pick up children with overstuffed backpacks and a lunch box in their hand, excited for their first day of school