As you pause for Christmas, remember FSA deadlines
As the days draw closer to Christmas, remember to double check upcoming dates and deadlines at the Farm Service Agency.
Ask FSA Andy about farm operating loans
Direct operating loans allow farmers to purchase livestock, equipment, seed, feed, farm chemicals and supplies and refinance debt with certain limitations.
Ask FSA Andy about marketing assistance, facility loan programs
With harvest wrapping up, now is a good time to consider the FSA programs that may make our farm life easier.
Ask FSA Andy about Annie’s Project Retreat
Annie's Project provides education and a support network to enhance business skills of women involved in all aspects of agriculture.
Ask FSA Andy about county surveys
Data from the County Agricultural Production Survey and the December Agricultural Survey will be used to determine average yields for corn and soybeans.
Fill out your County Committee election ballots
This is your chance to elect a local farmer from your community to be involved in the decision making process with FSA.
Opting out of the Dairy Margin Protection Program
FSA is offering an opt-out to producers not wishing to purchase Dairy Margin Protection coverage for the 2018 calendar year.
2018 perennial forage reporting date
The 2018 perennial forage needs to be reported to FSA by Nov. 15 for Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Remembering two lifelong farmers
We lost two local stalwarts of our farming community this past week. Raymond was 97 and Warren was 89.
Ask FSA Andy about farm storage loans
Having a grain bin available for delivery 24 hours a day, seven days a week saves time and helps a farming operation run more efficiently.