FARM BILL – Are we closer to seeing the new Farm Bill? News release states as soon as Monday
We have been waiting to hear more on the Farm Billi and most recent news from "THE HILL" predicts it will it be the real deal on Monday, February 3, 2013. The 2008 Farmi Bill exired on October 1. Until the new measure is released, spring planting
CRP Emergency Haying and Grazing
USDA has just released news of a provision that allows CRP land in Colorado to be hayed or grazed with permission from your local FSA office. If you are interested in this program read the press release on emergency CRP Haying & Grazing.
USDA News Release on Acreage Reporting
USDA has announced that they are extending the acreage reporting deadline for FSA to Friday, August 2, 1013.
Farm Bill – 10 Reasons to Pass
The five-year $500 billion Farm Billi was defeated 234-195 in the House of Representatives on June 20, 2013. The Senate passed its own version of the bill some 10 days earlier, with 66-27 vote. What happens now? The July 4th break and August recess
USDA Bulletin – SURE Program deadline is June 7th
Just received a reminder message from the USDA. This Friday, June 7, 2013 is the deadline to apply for crop losses in 2011 due to natural disaster. Many states had severe damage due to tornados, hail, and drought in high winds last season. In the
USDA to Conduct Drought Workshops for Farmers, First Stop in Nebraska
The USDA released a blog post October 5, 2012, with a message that may be good news to struggling farmers in Colorado, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Ohio. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wrote that the USDA will partner with other federal agencies to
FSA Loan Program Updated
Just received a News Release from the Farm Service Agency. This is the news many farmers that suffer from drought conditions were waiting to hear. FSA Guaranteed Loan Program Update and Increase Loan Limits. (Denver, Colorado) September 12, 2012