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From USDA: Livestock Producers Urged to Enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

Congressionally Mandated Payment Reductions to Take Effect at Beginning of New Fiscal Year Ranchers Applying for LFP Support Who Have Scheduled Appointments by Sept. 30th Will not be Impacted WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers … Continue reading

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From CCOF: Farm Aid, CCOF and Community Alliance with Family Farmers Offer Drought Assistance

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) has announced the availability of special hardship funds for certified organic producers who are having a hard time making ends meet this spring due to damage caused by drought. Thanks to a special grant from … Continue reading

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USDA Reaching Out to Farms and Ranches Impacted by Drought and Disaster

A wetter than usual February has helped turn the brown hills of California’s coastal ranges and Sierra foothills a light shade of green and while these rangelands won’t be mistaken for Ireland any time soon, this precipitation was a welcome … Continue reading

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Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Announce Emergency Drought Legislation

Governor’s Office Press Release –   2-19-2014 SACRAMENTO – With California experiencing its worst water shortage crisis in modern history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez to … Continue reading

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USDA Secretary Vilsack Announces New Drought Assistance Efforts WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced new flexibility and assistance in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s major conservation programs to get much-needed help to livestock producers as the most wide-spread drought in seven decades … Continue reading

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