Farm Program

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USDA Announces Details for the Upcoming Census of Agriculture

September 12, 2022
This year's census, which will be open to online responses in November, includes new questions about the use of precision agriculture, hemp production, hair sheep and updates to internet access questions.

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USDA Announces New Opportunities to Improve Nutrient Management

September 12, 2022
Through USDA’s conservation programs, farmers will have opportunities to improve their nutrient management planning, mitigating the impacts of supply chain disruptions and increased input costs.

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USDA to Mail Additional Pre-Filled Applications to Producers Impacted by 2020, 2021 Disasters

September 2, 2022
More than 18,000 producers will soon receive new or updated pre-filled applications to offset eligible crop losses from natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021.

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USDA Has Issued More Than $4 Billion in Emergency Relief Program Payments to Date

June 30, 2022
Commodity and specialty crop producers have until July 22 to complete applications for assistance through the Emergency Relief Program.

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Managing Through Drought with USDA Conservation and Assistance Programs

May 18, 2022
This webinar discusses the USDA FSA’s drought relief and response through standing and emergency provisions of FSA programs, including the CRP, LFP, ECP, ELRP and additional assistance to come.

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USDA FSA, NRCS to Present on Drought Assistance Programs During May 12 Webinar

May 6, 2022
Representatives will provide an overview of drought assistance programs designed to help producers mitigate some of the impact of extreme, adverse weather.

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UNL to Host Virtual Landlord/tenant Cash Rent Workshops

February 17, 2022
The workshops will cover 2022 cash rental rates, land values, leasing strategies, landlord-tenant communication, farm and ranch succession planning and an overview of farm programs for landowners.

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Farm Program Details, Decisions, and Directions Webinar

January 21, 2022
This webinar provides an update on farm programs, and discusses the path ahead as initial ideas and plans begin to surface for the next farm bill due in 2023.

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