More than 2,000 Farm Service Agency Offices Across the Country Stand Ready to Assist
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that starting today, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.
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The California Department of Water Resources will look at their updated water storage numbers this month that will include the late March and early April rains storms. Those numbers could potentially increase water allotment to senior water right holders which in turn could spur activity on the water market.
Livestock producers can sign up for USDA Assistance programs starting tomorrow. California State Director of USDA Farm Service Directory Val Dolcini says they are expecting a lot of applications.
Industry standards over the last thirty years may have farmers better prepared for the new Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program than they think. Donald Ikemiya of the Kaweah Basin Water Quality Association says it could be as easy as writing their operations down.
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 – Today, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of more than $19 million in grants to help train, educate and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of agricultural producers through the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP).
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The 2014 Fresno Food Expo presented by Union Bank is excited to announce the return of the highly anticipated Fresno Food Expo New Product Awards, presented by Baker Peterson Franklin CPA, LLP. These awards showcase the most innovative products and packaging solutions from the most agriculturally rich and diverse region in the world – California’s San Joaquin Valley.
Most of the April Crop Report changes are for world production. Susan Carter reports with USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber. Glauber also outlines some changes in USDA’s forecasts for livestock.
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