Farmer in harvested field

Farmers Can Now Make 2023 Crop Year Elections, Enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

November 3, 2022
Producers have until March 15, 2023 to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2023 crop year.

Read more

Tractor at sunset

USDA Provides Payments of Nearly $800 Million in Assistance to Help Keep Farmers Farming

October 19, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act includes a total $3.1 billion in assistance for distressed farm loan borrowers whose operations face financial risk.

Read more

Drought-affected field

USDA Designates Several Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

June 28, 2022
Producers in numerous Nebraska counties are eligible for emergency credit to recover from intense drought during the growing season.

Read more

Bee on prairie flower

USDA to Allow Producers to Request Voluntary Termination of Conservation Reserve Program Contract

June 7, 2022
CRP participants who are in the final year of their contract will be allowed to request voluntary termination of their CRP contract following the end of the primary nesting season for fiscal year 2022.

Read more

Farmer on land

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.

Read more

Farmer in field

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.

Read more

Corn plant in drought

USDA Designates 12 Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

May 6, 2022
USDA FSA has declared additional Nebraska counties are eligible to apply for emergency loans based on losses from drought.

Read more

Wildfire in pasture

USDA Designates 10 Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

April 29, 2022
Ten primary counties and 16 contiguous counties have been designated as natural disaster areas to allow producers access to emergency loans for recovery efforts.

Read more