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Farm Service Agency Weekly Report

During his weekly report on KKCQ Radio, Nathan Peterson with the FSA Office reminded CRP participants about contract stipulations and also spoke about additional drought assistance for livestock producers. Peterson reminded producers who have a CRP contract that these next few weeks as weather permits they should check the cover and perform any needed maintenance…
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April 15, 2022 0

FSA Offices Continue to Work With Producers for Planting Season Plans

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – As the plans for the upcoming spring season slow approach, the FSA offices are always willing to help producers. Julie Kolodji highlights how FSA staff have attended several different workshops and meetings to work with and for the FSA customers. Kolodji says that with offices all over…
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January 27, 2022 0

FSA Report Reminds Producers of Upcoming Deadlines for Disaster Programs

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, January 20th. The beginning of the report focused on the upcoming deadline for the disaster relief programs offered through FSA to producers. These programs include the Livestock Forage Program, which help reimburse livestock producers for the loss of…
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January 20, 2022 0

FSA Report Covers ELAP Deadlines

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report for Thursday, January 13th. He discussed the upcoming deadlines for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock Program (ELAP). The main purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to producers for losses in 2021 due to the intense drought over…
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January 13, 2022 0

Upcoming FSA Deadlines at End of January; Offices Still Operating Under Limited Hours

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, January 6th. In the report, Peterson spoke about the upcoming deadlines for three disaster programs. On January 31st, the Livestock Forage program, ELAP Water Hauling program and ELAP Feed Transportation program will not accept anymore applications. The application…
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January 6, 2022 0

FSA Announces Deadlines for Programs Following the New Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Nathan Peterson provided the final FSA Report for 2021. With the upcoming New Year, Peterson and other officers at FSA hope for a better growing season after the summer drought. Along with these hopeful speculations, there are also a few loan program deadlines coming up in 2022.…
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December 30, 2021 0

FSA Office for West Polk County Acquires More Farm Loan Case Loads

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Polk County, MN – Gary Schommer gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, December 23rd. The Farm Loan Manager from West Polk county updated listeners about how the West Polk offices will acquire more loan case loads in order to offset the limited hours at the other offices. This includes Norman…
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December 23, 2021 0

Staffing Changes and Shortages Affect FSA Office Operations for Coming New Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – Nathan Peterson gave the weekly FSA Report for Thursday, December 16th. In the report he covered some important topics local farmers should keep in mind as 2021 comes to a close. Deadlines are approaching for loan programs, including the Livestock Forage Program and the feed transportation program under ELAP.…
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December 16, 2021 0

FSA Encourages Farmers to Prepare for Upcoming New Year

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – The FSA Offices in the state of Minnesota will be kept extremely busy these upcoming weeks in preparation for the new year. Because of the increase in paperwork, FSA encourages farm business owners to have all necessary strategies for 2022 ready. Senior Loan Officer with FSA Julie Kolodji explains…
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December 9, 2021 0

FSA Starts Applications for ELAP Extension Program

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – The FSA Offices are now opening up applications for the extension added to the Emergency Assistance for Livestock Program (ELAP). This new addition to the program is to assist in food transportation for livestock that rely on grazing. Due to the drought this past summer, the harsh conditions caused…
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December 2, 2021 0