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FSA Offices Will Reopen to Aid Farmers and Ranchers During Government Shutdown


All Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will reopen on January 24, to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding, according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  Certain FSA offices have been providing limited services for existing loans and tax documents since January …

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Secretary Perdue Announces USDA’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018

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With optimism but expressing caution, several agricultural industry associations reacted to the presentation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Bill and Legislative Principles for 2018, by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “These principles will be used as a road map – they are our way of letting Congress know …

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House Agriculture Committee Launches 2018 Farm Bill Landing Page

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Ahead of the 2018 Farm Bill, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) announced the launch of a new online resource which can be accessed through the committee’s current website, https://agriculture.house.gov/farmbill. This landing page is designed to provide updates and information related to the 2018 Farm Bill. “I’m committed …

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