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Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services is here to assist you with your agricultural questions. We have been providing Kansas producers with legal, financial and mediation services for over 25 years.

Call us today!  800-321-3276

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Deadline to Enroll in Key Farm Bill Safety Net Programs Approaches
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Sept. 30 to enroll in several key Farm Bill safety net programs – Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy). Read more...

NFU Encourages USDA to Utilize and Expand Mediation Program, Cites Increased Financial Distress in Farm Country
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2015 – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson today encouraged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prepare for increased economic instability and financial stress for American family farmers and ranchers through the USDA Certified Agricultural Mediation Program. Read more...

USDA Designates 5 Counties in Kansas as Primary Natural Disaster Areas With Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated counties in Kansas, in two separate disaster designations as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by multiple disasters that occurred in 2015. Read more...

Statement from Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated 2015 U.S. Farm Income Forecast
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2015 - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack today made the following statement:

"Today's farm income forecast is heartening for all Americans. The past several years have seen unprecedented highs in farm income, and despite the fact that farm income is forecast to be down from record levels, today's projections provide a snapshot of a rural America that continues to remain stable and resilient in the face of the worst animal disease outbreak in our nation's history and while the western United States remains gripped by drought. Thanks to its ability to be competitive through thick and thin, American agriculture remains fundamentally sound, supporting and creating good-paying American jobs for millions." Read more...

We can help!
Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services provides agriculturists the resources they need to solve legal and financial issues. If you have any questions about how we can provide assistance, please give us a call. Calls are free and confidential.

Toll-free hotline:
800-321-3276
kams@ksu.edu


Char Henton, Mediation Coordinator

Forrest Buhler, Staff Attorney

Janel Koons, Extension Assistant

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