Beginning on Tuesday, May 26, the USDA Farm Service Agency will begin accepting applications from producers with COVID-related losses for a wide range of commodities. Learn more about how payments will be calculated for various commodities.
On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.
Crop insurance played an important role in 2019 for many Northeast spring crop producers. As we look ahead in 2020, utilizing your local agent's expertise to review your business goals, business risks, marketing plan and more can help you develop a plan that meets your business needs.
On National Ag Day, we thank not only those who produce our nation’s food and fiber, but also want to acknowledge those who continue to support our nation’s agricultural production and write the laws that ensure the health, safety and affordability of our nation’s food supply.