USDA announces Whole-Farm Revenue Protection Program improvements

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced modifications to the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection program to decrease paperwork and recordkeeping burdens for direct marketers beginning with the 2021 crop year. “These changes will allow more direct marketers who previously could not meet reporting requirements a way to participate in the Whole-Farm program […]

USDA designates Powder River County, Mont. as a primary natural disaster area

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Powder River County, Montana, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency emergency loans. This natural disaster designation allows FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters. […]

USDA designates 2 Wyoming counties as primary natural disaster areas

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Wyoming counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Campbell and Converse counties who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency emergency loans. This natural disaster designation allows FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering […]