USDA’s Farm Service Agency extends deadlines on many programs

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Published Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Because of the government shutdown and the emergency nature of many of the programs USDA Farm Service Agency has extended deadlines.

Below are updated deadlines:

Farm Programs

Market Facilitation Program

  • Deadline to apply extended to February 14, 2019

Marketing Assistance Loans 

  • If loan matured in December 2018, settlement date extended to February 14, 2019

Peanut loans or Loan Deficiency Payments- loan availability date now February 28, 2019

Emergency Conservation Program 

  • Performance reporting due February 14, 2019

Livestock Forage Disaster 

  • 2018 application for payment due February 28, 2019

Emergency Assistance Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program 

  • Notice of loss due February 14, 2019

Livestock Indemnity Program 

  • Notice of loss due February 14, 2019

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program 

  • Submitting 2019 application for coverage due February 14, 2019
  • Notice of loss for 72-hour harvest and grazing (as applicable) due February 14, 2019
  • Notice of loss for prevented planting and failed acres due February 14, 2019
  • Applications for payment for 2018 covered losses due February 14, 2019

Tree Assistance Program 

  • Notice of loss due February 14, 2019

Acreage Reporting 

  • January reporting deadlines for Apples, Grapes and Peaches are extended to February 14, 2019.  

For inquiries related to these programs or any not listed above, please contact your local USDA Service Center -Kiowa County Telephone:  719-438-5851