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    Pork Producers Say More Aid Is Needed for Farmers Faced With Depopulating Herds

    Despite the kickoff this week of enrollment for a USDA coronavirus aid program, leaders from the National Pork Producers Council on Thursday […]

    May 29, 2020
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    RMA MGR-20-017 Dairy Revenue Protection Sales Period Modification

    The sales period for Dairy Revenue Protection changes by restricting the time period allowed to purchase DRP quarterly endorsements over a weekend.

    May 29, 2020
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    RMA MGR-20-15 COVID-19 FSA Acreage Reporting Date

    For the 2020 crop year, ARDs that occur on or after May 15, 2020, RMA is extending the correction time period for an acreage report, or other forms due by the ARD, for an additional 30 days.

    May 29, 2020
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    The 2020 Corn Yield Guide

    Earlier this month, the USDA issued its first balance sheet estimates for the 2020/2021 marketing year. For corn, production came in at […]

    May 28, 2020
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    USDA Invests $281 Million in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that the department is investing $281 million in […]

    May 28, 2020
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    FSA Expands Set-aside Loan Provision

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will broaden the use of the Disaster Set-Aside (DSA) loan provision, normally used in the wake of […]

    May 27, 2020
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    USDA to Provide $1 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Rural Businesses and Ag Producers

      U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees […]

    May 26, 2020
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    USDA and USTR Announce Continued Progress on Implementation of U.S.-China Phase One Agreement

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today announced additional progress in the implementation […]

    May 22, 2020
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    DMC Triggered for March 2020

    The March 2020 income over feed cost margin was $9.15 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the first payment of 2020 for dairy producers […]

    May 21, 2020
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    USDA Spells Out Payment Details and Formula for Coronavirus Aid

    USDA officials on Tuesday provided more extensive details on the payment plan for producers under the Coronavirus Food and Aid Program (CFAP). […]

    May 20, 2020