Representatives for European agriculture insist Europe will be open to more agricultural products from the U.S. even as the European Union has omitted agriculture from its priority items in negotiating a cross-Atlantic trade deal....
Representatives for European agriculture insist Europe will be open to more agricultural products from the U.S. even as the European Union has omitted agriculture from its priority items in negotiating a cross-Atlantic trade deal.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18, in addition to Tuesday, January 22, during normal business hours.
The approved services provided along with those prohibited are contained within the article. The list of specific offices that will be open is also included.
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For a commonly asked question...While the 2018 Farm Bill makes hemp eligible for crop insurance and directs the FCIC Board to streamline the process for developing hemp policies, at this time, there is not a USDA RMA hemp crop insurance policy available. Stay tuned to ProAg.com and our social media @ ProAgIns for more information.
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It's #NationalMilkDay ! In the comments, let us know your choice - regular or chocolate milk?
Don't forget to ask your trusted ProAg agent about the Dairy Revenue Protection Program (DRP)! Sales will resume when prices are available from the federal government. Learn more at: https://www.proag.com/mydairy/
The Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced the availability of a multi-county enterprise unit (MCEU) beginning with the 2019 cropping year. This unit allows farmers to combine land not eligible for an enterprise unit in one county with an enterprise unit in an adjacent county. In the past, farmers in this situation expressed desires for multi-county enterprise units.
Contact your trusted ProAg agent today for more information on MCEU and to determine if this works for your individual risk management situation.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today extended the deadline for agricultural producers to apply for payments under the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). "We will therefore extend the application deadline for a period of time equal to the number of business days FSA offices were closed, once the government shutdown ends." said Perdue.
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