Tag: USDA's Farm Service Agency

USDA to Provide Approximately $6 Billion to Commodity and Specialty Crop Producers Impacted by 2020 and 2021 Natural Disasters

The U. S Department of Agriculture has announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling approximately $6 billion through the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) new Emergency Relief Program (ERP) to offset crop yield and value losses. ERP covers losses…
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June 3, 2022 0

Farm & Field Show (5/5)

Pat Halland – Gary, MN area farmer Blair Hoseth – producer near Mahnomen, MN Steve Dalen – Pifers Auction & Realty, Moorhead, MN Angie Peltier – UMN Extension Educator Julie Kolodji – USDA FSA Loan Officer Bemidji, MN office Darel Sip – Ada, MN area producer Whitney Pittman – MN Farm Bureau Membership & Marketing…
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May 5, 2022 0

Record Keeping Reminders From the Farm Service Agency

As the weather warms and the snow melts the promise of spring is in the air. Before getting too busy getting equipment ready or starting field work, another spring preparation to keep in mind is updating your records at your local FSA office. That’s a reminder from County Executive Director Nathan Peterson. County Executive Director…
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March 25, 2022 0

Producers Reminded of Insurance Requirements For Whip Plus and Quality Loss Program

The Farm Service Agency reminds producers who participated in the Whip Plus or Quality Loss program in 2018 or 2019 and received a payment under Whip Plus (the Wildfire, Hurricane Indemnity Program) or the Quality Loss Adjustment program for either production or quality losses occurring in the 2018 or 2019 crop years you are required…
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March 1, 2022 0

FSA Deadlines

By Laura Hamilton Dairy producers are reminded of a fast approaching February 18th deadline to complete enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage program and the Supplemental DMC program as noted by Nathan Peterson on his weekly FSA report on KKCQ radio. Another deadline looming on the horizon for producers to be aware of is for…
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February 4, 2022 0

Marketing Assistance Loans

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (9/9/2021) With wheat harvest complete and soybean harvest underway, Nathan Peterson with the Farm Service Agency reminds producers about FSA’s Marketing Assistance Loans. If interested in a Marketing Assistance Loan, producers should call your county FSA office to schedule an appointment to file your application.

September 10, 2021 0

Farm Loan Disaster Set Aside Program

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (8/27/2021) Despite receiving some much needed rain recently, many farmers have faced some tough challenges due to the unusually dry summer we have had. The Farm Loan Disaster Set Aside Program authorizes the Farm Service Agency to consider setting aside a portion of a loan payment or payments to eligible producers…
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August 27, 2021 0

FSA Programs to Help in Drought

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency says that August 2nd is the big date to keep in mind as farmers and ranchers continue to work through dry conditions. Norman County Executive Directory for FSA, Randy Tufton, says that’s when producers can get into emergency and managed CRP land for haying and grazing because…
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July 29, 2021 0

This Weeks FSA Report

By: Dawson Peterson dawsonrjradio@arvig.net (1/29/21) Bemidji, MN — Listen to the FSA Report in it’s entirety for the week of 1-25-21 on KKCQ Radio Featuring Senior Farm Loan Officer Julie Kolodji for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in the Bemidji Office. The FSA report can be heard each Thursday morning around 7:30 a.m. on KKCQ Radio.

January 29, 2021 0