USDA Farm Service Agency Colorado Announces Program Deadline Extensions

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:

Farm Programs

  • 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
  • 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
    • 2018 application for payment 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
    • Submitting 2019 application for coverage due Feb. 14, 2019
    • Notice of loss for 72-hour harvest and grazing (as applicable) due Feb. 14, 2019
    • Notice of loss for prevented planting and failed acres due Feb. 14, 2019
    • Applications for payment for 2018 covered losses due Feb. 14, 2019
  • Tree Assistance Program
    • Notice of loss due Feb. 14, 2019
  • Acreage Reporting
    • January reporting deadlines for Apples, Grapes and Peaches are extended to Feb. 14, 2019. 


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

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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