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    USDA Announces Major Program Improvements, Progress, and Investments to Benefit American Farmers, Ranchers, and Producers

    USDA is announcing two new programs that wrap-up and fill remaining gaps in previous natural disaster and pandemic assistance. The Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase 2 and Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP) application period is open from January 23 through June 2, 2023. January 11, 2023
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    ERP Phase II Announced - USDA Previews Crop and Revenue Loss Assistance for Agriculture Producers

    The USDA is preparing to roll out the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two as well as the new Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP), which are two programs to help offset crop and revenue losses for producers. USDA is sharing early information to help producers gather documents and train front-line staff on the new approach. November 15, 2022
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    USDA to Provide up to $20 Million for Construction of On-Farm Grain Storage Facilities in Areas Impacted by Recent Natural Disasters

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the USDA will make available $20 million in cost-share assistance to help agricultural producers in Kentucky, Minnesota, South Dakota and surrounding areas to rebuild storage facilities damaged by devastating natural disaster events in 2021 and 2022. This assistance will help producers who were hard-hit by disasters and are currently struggling with a lack of available grain storage have the resources they need as they head into the 2022 crop harvest. October 13, 2022
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    RMA Offers Virtual Workshops on Improvements to the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection and Micro Farm Insurance Options

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering virtual workshops on Oct. 11, Oct. 13, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13 for agricultural producers and stakeholders to learn about the latest updates and improvements to the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) and the Micro Farm insurance options. October 07, 2022
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    Updates to Crop Insurance Plans Broaden Access for Specialty Crop, Organic, Direct Market, and Other Producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is improving two of its most comprehensive risk management safety net programs, Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) and Micro Farm, making them more accessible to America’s agricultural producers. The following press release was published by the USDA on August 31, 2022. September 02, 2022
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    NAU Country’s Agency Appreciation Week

    Join NAU Country on Monday, August 15, 2022, through Thursday, August 18, 2022, for our Agency Appreciation Week! This week is about celebrating the tremendous relationship NAU Country and our agencies have worked to establish since the 1980s. To say thank you, we have planned an array of social media events and activities with some AWESOME prizes to show our appreciation. August 08, 2022
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    Streamlined Delivery of Emergency Relief Programs Is Win-Win for USDA and Agricultural Producers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has processed more than 255,000 applications for the new Emergency Relief Program (ERP). USDA has made approximately $6.1 billion, to date, in payments to commodity and specialty crop producers to help offset eligible losses from qualifying 2020 and 2021 natural disasters. By breaking-down agency barriers, using existing data across USDA and pre-filled applications, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in cooperation with the Risk Management Agency (RMA) has been able to expediently provide economic relief and save producers and staff over a million hours of time. August 08, 2022
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    Deadline Extended and More Pre-Filled Forms For 2020 and 2021 Disasters on the Way

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that it will indefinitely extend the deadline for producers to return the pre-filled applications for Phase One of the Emergency Relief Program (ERP). A new deadline will be announced after the last Phase One applications are mailed and provide at least 30 days following the mailing. August 05, 2022
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    Paperless Billing Statement Enrollment is now Available

    NAU Country offers a convenient and clutter-free solution with Paperless Billing Statements. Paperless billing eliminates extra paper mail, while also helping the environment, and did we mention it cuts back on the clutter? By going paperless, your farmers will receive a billing notification via email, and can access their statement by utilizing our free online Farmer Portal. June 17, 2022
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    2023 NAU Country Photo Calendar Contest

    We are gathering Sunrise and Sunset photos from the farm in preparation for our 2023 NAU Country Photo Calendar. Did you see a splendid sunrise while planting one morning? Catch a stunning sunset during a warm summer evening? Take a picture and send it our way! June 13, 2022
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