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USDA FSA announces extensions for program deadlines

USDA's Farm Service Agency extended deadlines on many of its programs because of the government shutdown and the emergency nature of many of the programs. Below are updated deadlines:

*** For details on all program deadlines and extensions, view FSA National Notice CM-807.

Market Facilitation Program

Deadline to apply extended to Feb. 14, 2019

Marketing Assistance Loans

If loan matured in December 2018, settlement date extended to Feb. 14, 2019

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Peanut loans or Loan Deficiency Payments – loan availability date now Feb. 28, 2019

Emergency Conservation Program

Performance reporting due Feb. 14, 2019

Livestock Forage Disaster Program – Drought Losses (Sanders, Flathead & Lincoln counties only)

2018 application for payment and all required supporting documentation due Feb. 28, 2019

Livestock Forage Disaster Program – Fire Losses (Lewis and Clark County only)

2018 application for payment and all required supporting documentation due Feb. 28, 2019

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

Notice of loss due Feb. 14, 2019

Livestock Indemnity Program

Notice of loss due Feb. 14, 2019

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program

Notice of loss for 72-hour harvest and grazing (as applicable) due Feb. 14, 2019 (Please contact your local office to determine whether this applies to you, as dates vary.)

Notice of loss for prevented planting and failed acres due Feb. 14, 2019

Applications for payment for 2018 covered losses due Feb. 14, 2019 (Please contact your local office to determine whether this applies to you, as dates vary.)

Tree Assistance Program

Notice of loss due Feb. 14, 2019

Acreage Reporting

January reporting deadline (Honey covered under NAP, Established Stand Alfalfa Seed, Fall Alfalfa Seed and Cherries) extended to Feb. 14, 2019

For inquiries related to these programs or any not listed above, please contact your local USDA Service Center.

–USDA