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Farm Service Agency
September 16, 2016
Bowman County livestock producers eligible for drought program
FARGO—Bowman County livestock producers who suffered grazing losses because of drought conditions this year have until Jan. 30 to report their losses and enroll in the Livestock Forage Disaster Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Executive Director...
September 16, 2016 - 9:51pm
July 1, 2016
FSA names new Dunn County director
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency has named four new North Dakota county executive directors on Friday. The new county director for Dunn County is Matthew Prindiville Other new directors are Brandon Weber in Burke County, Pam Solem in Divide County and Evan...
July 1, 2016 - 5:06pm
June 12, 2016
The 'nature of county-based programs'
PORTLAND, N.D. -- The head of the federal Farm Service Agency says he sees no fix for a farm program that farmers in some counties in the Dakotas...
June 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
December 22, 2014
Mont. holds second set of Farm Bill meetings
Their first round of statewide farm bill meetings went so well that Montana Farm Service Agency and Montana State University Extension are holding another series with new, updated material. The 20 new meetings, to begin Jan. 13 in Deer Lodge and end Jan. 30 in Hardin, will offer...
December 22, 2014 - 8:15pm
November 7, 2014
Microloan cap grow to $50K
FARGO — The borrowing limit for Farm Service Agency microloans grew by $15,000 Friday, according to a news release. The loan that offers simplified lending with less paperwork increased from $35,000 to $50,000. The increase makes borrowing from the FSA a “first opportunity”...
November 7, 2014 - 11:57pm
October 21, 2014
USDA to launch Actual Production History Yield Exclusion program
WASHINGTON — A new farm bill initiative will provide relief to farmers affected by severe weather, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday. The Actual Production History Yield Exclusion will be available for producers selecting crops for the spring, Agriculture Secretary...
October 21, 2014 - 8:12pm
October 2, 2014
Agriculture Risk Coverage, Price Loss Coverage signup begins Monday
WASHINGTON — North Dakota farmers will soon be able to sign up for two major agriculture programs. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that the signup process for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage will begin Monday. “We worked hard to ensure the farm...
October 2, 2014 - 11:19pm
September 4, 2014
Producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program
WASHINGTON — Livestock owners have less than a month to enroll in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s disaster assistance program. The government agency is encouraging producers who suffered disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30. Congressionally mandated...
September 4, 2014 - 5:24pm
August 16, 2014
North Dakota has fewer prevented planting acres
The number of prevented-planting acres in North Dakota this year apparently won’t be as high as once feared. As of July 26, the most recent date for which statistics are available, 1,663,847 prevented-planting acres in the state had been reported, Bryan Olschlager, farm program...
August 16, 2014 - 11:32pm
August 6, 2014
Producers report livestock loss to algae poisoning: FSA asks owners to report, file claims
FARGO — Livestock producers throughout the state have reported losing livestock to toxic water caused by blue-green algae poisoning. A press...
August 6, 2014 - 10:49pm
July 31, 2014
Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops
By Marcus Traxler Forum News Service STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with. “The...
July 31, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 27, 2014
Western meadowlark C-listed: North Dakota state bird added to conservation list
JAMESTOWN — The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has added the state bird, the western meadowlark, to the state’s updated 2014 Conservation...
June 27, 2014 - 11:08pm
June 12, 2014
FSA nomination period begins Sunday
The nomination period for Farm Service Agency county committees begins Sunday. FSA committee members make decisions on disaster and conservation programs, emergency programs, commodity price support loan programs and other agricultural issues. They serve three-year terms. To be...
June 12, 2014 - 11:32pm
Callers posing as FSA attempt to scam farmers
Callers posing as FSA attempt to scam farmers People posing as Farm Service Agency agents are fraudulently requesting personal information from farmers, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Callers identify themselves to farmers as Farm Loan Services representatives...
June 12, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 30, 2014
USDA to award millions for farm bill education
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will award $6 million to universities and cooperative state extension services to develop online decision tools and other materials for 2014 farm bill programs. New tools will help farmers and ranchers determine what participation in programs established...
May 30, 2014 - 12:02am