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    White House Requests $2 Billion Disaster Aid for California Producers

    The White House has requested more than $2 billion in disaster aid for farmers and livestock producers impacted by weather disasters. President […]

    October 27, 2023
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    California Flooding Forces Dairy Cattle Evacuation

    Where drought once dominated headlines, flooding now takes the stage in certain parts of California. Dairy producers often cited drought as their […]

    March 22, 2023
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    Disaster-Impacted Producers in 9 States Eligible for Grain Storage Assistance

    Tens of millions of dollars in cost-share assistance are now available from USDA for producers who lost grain storage in facilities in […]

    March 13, 2023
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    USDA Announces Assistance for Florida Farmers and Producers Impacted by Hurricane Ian

    Hurricane Ian destroyed crops, buildings and infrastructure vital to the state’s agricultural economy. USDA reminds producers that technical and financial assistance is […]

    November 11, 2022
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    USDA Announces it has Granted More than $4 Billion in Disaster-Related Assistance

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that to date, agricultural producers have received more than $4 billion in assistance thus far through […]

    July 1, 2022
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    2023 Farm Bill Must Account for Disaster Assistance, Inflation, Climate

    The 2023 Farm Bill could look quite different from the last two, according to Senate Agriculture Committee members at a hearing this […]

    May 12, 2022
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    Nebraska Wildfire Destroys 35,000 Acres of Farmland

    A South-Central Nebraska wildfire has burned through more than 35,000 acres of agricultural land. The fires have also claimed the life of […]

    April 12, 2022
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    Farm Futures Study Reports How Farmers Plan to Spend CFAP Payments

    Farmers aren’t the only ones hoping for another round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) direct payments. Bankers stand to be the […]

    August 21, 2020
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    Trump Administration Approves $4 Billion in Emergency Aid to Iowa

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he approved federal disaster aid for Iowa after a hurricane-force storm hit last week, causing […]

    August 18, 2020
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    Estimated 6.95 Million Illinois Corn Acres Were in Path of Destructive Storm

    Mazon, Illinois, farmer Paul Jeschke already faces a harvest challenge this year when the Illinois River closes to transportation. Add to that […]

    August 14, 2020