Category Archives: Mississippi News

USDA Resources Available for Farmers Hurt by 2018, 2019 Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 9, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus … Continue reading

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USDA Opens 2019 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

(Washington, D.C., September 3, 2019) – Agricultural producers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, two popular safety net programs, for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Details of Support Package for Farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue  announced July 25 further details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural producers while the Administration continues to work on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals. In May, President Trump directed … Continue reading

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USDA Awards Agricultural Trade Promotion Funding

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced July 19 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $100 million to 48 organizations through the Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) to help U.S. farmers and ranchers identify and access new export markets. … Continue reading

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July/August 2019 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The July/August 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Georgia Peanut Tour set for Cordele area National Peanut Board Referendum passes Harvest Guidebook Industry awards at USA Peanut Congress Disaster Relief … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)announced June 20 it is offering $75 million in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) in a joint effort between USDA’s Natural … Continue reading

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Secretary Perdue Statement on Disaster and Trade-Related Assistance

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement June 10 on disaster and trade-related assistance: “Whether it’s because of natural disasters or unfair retaliatory tariffs, farmers across the country are facing significant challenges and tough decisions on their … Continue reading

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May/June 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The May/June 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Frank McGill honored with Medallion of Honor from UGA College of Ag UGA Tifon Campus Celebrates 100 Years Irrigation Guidebook Peanut Leadership … Continue reading

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Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Supports Administration’s Section 232 Tariff Removal

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019) – The U.S. Trade Representative has announced “an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs … Continue reading

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April 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The April 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Peanut Shellers Celebrate 100 Years Peanut Disease and Insect Guidebook Conservation Stewardship Program Deadline New Size 4 to 6 Months Consumer Campaign … Continue reading

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