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Budget reductions are changing the face of the FSA offices across the state, like everyone we are doing more with less. Less staffing, limited supplies, and even proposals of fewer offices.

The Farm Service Agency has a new Land Contract Guarantee loan program to assist with the transfers of farm real estate. This has been a pilot program in six states for the past three years.

In Ohio, five FSA offices and the ARS research center in Coshocton County to shut doors.

The Farm Service Agency has a loan program to assist rural youth to establish and operate income producing agriculture projects. The youth loan program is connected to participation in 4-H or FFA.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) have established 15 common acreage reporting dates for producers participating in RMA and FSA programs.

We all have rituals and traditions that put us in the mood to get things done before, well, fill in the blank. Here at the Farm Service Agency, we have some annual clean-up and reminders that need to be done with the coming of the New Year.

Any payments received from USDA are subject to farmer eligibility as well as limited to a payment limitation provisions.

The Farm Service Agency has loan programs to assist members of socially disadvantaged groups and beginning farmers to finance agricultural enterprises.

Insurance can be a great form of protection for the unforeseeable. The Farm Service Agency offers the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance to producers that plant non-insurable crops and suffer a low yield, a loss of inventory, or prevented planting occurs due to a natural disaster.

For the 2011 year, all counties in Ohio have been given an Emergency Disaster Designation which makes the local farmers and livestock producers eligible for several programs and special funding.