Farm Service Agency
Minnesota officials estimate more than 105,000 turkeys and up to 1,500 cattle were lost due to the recent heat wave.
The Farm Service Agency has set up a process to resolve claims by Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who say they were discriminated against when seeking farm loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Farm Service Agency is reminding Minnesota livestock producers affected by this winter’s harsh weather that help may be available.
Signup for landowners who want to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program starts March 14.
A 2007 report that the federal government had paid $1.1 billion in subsidies to dead farmers sparked an outcry and has been frequently cited by critics who considered the payments a blatant example of wasteful spending.