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Fall 2015 E-News
The latest edition of Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services' e-news has been released. In it you will find information about ag leases, considerations for the 30 day deadline when appealing USDA decisions and how mediation can be a resource not only for producers but many types of ag creditors.
In the News
USDA commits $2.5 million to expand new farmer education
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22, 2015 – Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that $2.5 million in grants is now available for projects to educate new and underserved farmers about more than 20 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency programs that can provide financial, disaster or technical assistance to the agricultural community. Read more...
USDA extends Dairy Margin Protection Program deadline
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the deadline to enroll for the dairy Margin Protection Program for coverage in 2016 has been extended until Nov. 20, 2015. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer. Read more...