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While net farm profitability was estimated higher in 2019, due in large part to increased ad hoc support, net farm income in many states continues to be well below the previous decade’s average.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing nearly $700,000 to help four agricultural producers across rural Utah develop and market new value-added products.
Pasture, Rangeland and Forage (PRF) is a federal crop insurance program that insures against a lack of rainfall for your grazing or haying acres and provides protection from increased feed costs due to forage losses
Farmers & ranchers in several Utah counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for USDA emergency loans
Beyond 2021, and as long as COVID-19 continues to impact demand, without additional support to producers, outside of low interest rates, there will be less to support cash rents (and potentially agricultural land values) at these lofty levels.
The USDA announced it will extend the application deadline for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to September 11, 2020
Application Deadline Extended to Sept. 11, and Producers Who Have Approved Applications to Receive Final Payments
Modified Bloc Voting Could Give it to Them
Several contributing factors are likely at play as farmers struggle to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new Farmers.gov website designed to help facilitate the employment of H-2A workers