Posts With Keyword ‘Farm Service Agency’

CRP Haying, Grazing Extended

Posted: Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Emergency haying and grazing of land enrolled in the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program has been given an extension.

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Cover Crop Reporting Changes

Posted: Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 6:20 am

Those planting fall seeded cover crops and forage crops this year should be aware of new reporting requirements.

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More Action Taken to Assist Those Affected by Drought

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:21 am

More action has been taken to assist those affected most by this year’s drought.

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New CRP Acreage Approved for Sign Up

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Acreage is being accepted as part of the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program.  

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Additional CRP Acreage Approved for Grazing

Posted: Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 6:26 am

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Additional help is available for farmers seeking relief from the drought conditions.  

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FSA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CRP Acres

Posted: Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:23 am

In response to the hot weather and drought conditions, the Farm Service Agency has authorized emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres in 25 Iowa Counties.

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Crop Reporting Deadline Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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The deadline for producers to file their crop report is tomorrow.

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Open House Tonight for Long-Time Farm Service Agency Employee Retiring

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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An open house is being held today for a long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington who is retiring today.  

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Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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Long-Time Farm Service Agency Employee Announces Retirement

Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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A long-time employee with Farm Service Agency in Washington has announced their retirement.

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Farmers Encouraged to Report Livestock Losses

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:23 am

Officials with the Washington County Extension say area farmers who have lost livestock from recent severe weather or the heat may be eligible for payment through the Livestock Indemnity Program.

Gene Mohling with the Extension says the program provides benefits to livestock producers for deaths caused by extreme weather.  He says payment for losses is determined by calculations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but usually comes to about 75 percent of the average fair market value of the livestock.

Washington County producers who have suffered livestock deaths can contact the Farm Service Agency in Washington for more information.

Committee Nominations Being Accepted

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Nominations are being accepted for those wishing to serve on the Washington County Farm Service Agency Committee.  

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Farm Foreclosures not Currently A Concern in SE Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:28 am

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on Farm Service Agencies to work with producers who are at risk of defaulting on federal loans.

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