Higher Limits Now Available on USDA Farm Loans

Higher Limits Now Available on USDA Farm Loans Higher limits are now available for borrowers interested in USDA’s farm loans, which help agricultural producers purchase farms or cover operating expenses. The 2018 Farm Bill increased the amount that producers can borrow through direct and guaranteed loans available through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) and made…

Member Spotlight

#FridaysOnTheFarm Around the Orchard American Pistachio Grower member, Jim Chew was featured in a #FridaysOnTheFarm by the USDA.  Check out the story below. Each Friday, meet farmers, producers, and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests, and resource areas where USDA customers and partners do right and feed everyone. This week, we travel to Chowchilla, California,…

USDA Designates Nine CA Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

USDA Designates Nine CA Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas Release No. 0023.19   Contact: FPAC.BC.Press@usda.gov   Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available WASHINGTON, March 26, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine California counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San…