Blog posts in tag USDA

Posted on 06/03/2019 at 01:30 PM by Emily Staudacher

Minimizing Risk in Agricultural Loans during Times of Uncertainty

Trade wars and wet conditions as farmers attempt to plant their 2019 crop have generated a great deal of uncertainty in...

Posted on 01/24/2019 at 12:03 PM by Emily Staudacher

Government Shutdown Update

USDA FSA Offices to Reopen Today Secretary Perdue announced that all FSA offices will reopen today through February 8 fr...

Posted on 01/14/2019 at 03:15 PM by Emily Staudacher

USDA to issue February SNAP benefits early due to shutdown

The USDA issued a press release announcing that February SNAP benefits will be issued on or before January 20, 2019 in o...

Posted on 12/27/2018 at 03:03 PM by Emily Staudacher

USDA Amends Time-period for Reporting Hog Numbers

The USDA has expanded the timeline for producers to certify their 2018 hog numbers.  After realizing that a snapsho...

Posted on 12/27/2018 at 12:14 PM by Emily Staudacher

Government Shutdown May Cause Disruption for Market Facilitation Program

On December 21, 2018, the federal government entered a partial shutdown effecting multiple agencies within the United St...

Posted on 08/27/2018 at 04:04 PM by Emily Staudacher

Tariff Aid Package Details announced by USDA

Today, the USDA announced the details of their assistance for farmers impacted by unjustified retaliation.  The Mar...

Posted on 08/09/2018 at 01:02 PM by Emily Staudacher

USDA Offers Aid to Farmers Caught in Trade War

On July 24, 2018, the USDA announced plans to implement a three-pronged approach to assist farmers and relieve some of t...