|Farm Service Agency Announces Important Program Updates|
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2013—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended the authorization of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill) for many Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) commodity, disaster, and conservation programs through 2013. FSA administers these programs.
The extended programs include, among others: the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program (DCP), the Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE), and the Milk Income Loss Contract Program (MILC). FSA is preparing the following actions:
FSA will provide producers with information on program requirements, updates and signups as the information becomes available. Any additional details will be posted on FSA’s website.
For more information about the programs and loans administered by FSA, visit the Marshall/Bedford/Moore County FSA office at 1173 Nashville Hwy, Lewisburg, TN 37091 Phone: 931-359-6268 or Toll-Free 855-736-2490 or www.fsa.usda.gov.