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USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins June 15

  WASHINGTON, June 1, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15, 2017.  “County committees allow farmers and ranchers to make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally to best serve their needs,” said […]

Colorado & Corn Farmers Nationwide Note Crop Status

Colorado & Corn Farmers Nationwide Note Crop Status

Farmers in Colo., nationwide nearly done planting; majority of crop in ‘good,’ or ‘excellent’ condition Farmers nationwide are now nearly done with planting, and the crop that’s in the ground is looking solid, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report. That report showed 89 percent of the state’s crop had been planted as of […]

NCGA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY18 BUDGET

NCGA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY18 BUDGET

    MAY 2017 – NCGA Statement on President’s Proposed FY18 Budget The White House today, May 23, 2017, released its detailed proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. The budget proposal includes the following: Cutting the federal crop insurance program by $28.56 billion over the 2018-2027 period Eliminating funding for the Market Access Program (MAP) […]