A View from the Farm April 2013

I finally got to the the USDA FSA Newsletter on by desk for March/April 2013.  In case you city folks think we are being over subsidized down on the farm you should be happy with the following news.2012 Fed AG Outlays?

Four FSA disaster programs were extended through September 20, 2013, however as of this February they have NOT been funded, including:

The SURE Program was not extended for 2012 or 2013 crop losses.  SURE provided financial assistance for crop production and or quality losses due to a natural disaster.

What is funded by the Department of Agriculture

Nutrition Assistance More Commonly Known as Food Stamps.   Farm assistance goes to the cities.

~ Lorraine Newman

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