USDA Farm Service Agency Announcement

USDA Farm Service Agency Announcement

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced higher levels of coverage will be offered through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), a popular safety net program, beginning April 8, 2019. The 2018 Farm Bill also increased service fees and made...
Prescribed Burns

Prescribed Burns

Fire managers on the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands plan to take advantage of favorable conditions to implement a prescribed burn in the Sandhills on the Bessy Ranger District on Saturday, April 6. Up to 12,500 acres of native grasslands will be treated...
FSA Resources Available

FSA Resources Available

Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner is highlighting FSA resources that may be important to farmers and ranchers as they assess flood and blizzard impacts on farms and ranches across the state. Programs such as the Livestock...
Hauling Requirements Waived

Hauling Requirements Waived

  Governor Pete Ricketts has directed the Nebraska State Patrol to temporarily waive certain requirements for trucks traveling in and through Nebraska in support of efforts to the response to severe flooding.  This order is in addition to the Governor’s emergency...
CEA Contest Results

CEA Contest Results

Congratulations to all the youth who put on a great performance at the annual 4-H Communications & Expressive Arts contest on March 1. The results are as follows: · In the Intermediate Talent Solo category, Ariana Blume was Champion, Jenalee Garwood was Reserve...
Livestock Indemnity Program Information

Livestock Indemnity Program Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Valentine County  Executive Director CED Kay Hand today announced producers who suffered livestock losses due to natural disasters, including extreme cold, blizzards or other severe winter weather, may be...