Logan County, Illinois USDA September Newsletter

September 2013

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Logan County USDA Updates


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DATES TO REMEMBER

  • September 16 : Direct and Counter Cyclical Program (DCP) Deadline
  • September 30 : FInal day to purchase 2014 NAP coverage for alfalfa, mixed forage, rye & grass
  • Septermber 30 : Final day to report succession-in-interest changes for DCP contracts  
  • October 14 : Columbus Day *Office Closed*
  • November 4 : COC Election Ballots will be mailed to all voters in LAA #1
  • November 11 : Veterans Day *** Office Closed ***
  • November 28 : Thanksgiving Day *** Office Closed ***
  • December 2 : Final day for COC election ballots for LAA #3 to be returned
  • December 16 : Final day to certify 2014 fall-seeded grains (wheat) and perennial grass acreage
  • December 25 : Christmas Day *** Office Closed ***
  • Continuous :  Farm Storage Facility Loan Applications 

Logan County USDA

1650 5th Street
Lincoln, IL, 62656

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 217-735-5508 ext. 2
Fax: 217-732-9916

County Committee:
Rodney Conklen - Chairman
Tim Southerlan - Vice Chairman
Kenton Stoll - Member
Dorothy Gleason - Advisor

County Executive Director:
John Peters

Program Technicians:
Ann Curry
Tammy Edwards
Dianne Fout
Mari Anne Komnick
Cindy Mayfield
Kristi Olson

Farm Loan Manager:
Tony Schmillen

Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Risk Management Agency (RMA)

To prevent fraud, waste and abuse, FSA supports the RMA in the prevention of fraud, waste and abuse of the Federal Crop Insurance Program. FSA has been, and will continue to, assist RMA and insurance providers by monitoring crop conditions throughout the growing season. FSA will continue to refer all suspected cases of fraud, waste and abuse directly to RMA. Producers can report suspected cases to the county office staff, the RMA office, or the Office of the Inspector General. 


Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)

The noninsured crop disaster assistance program (NAP) is a federally funded program that helps producers reduce their risk when growing food and fiber crops, specialty crops and crops for livestock feed. These benefits are only available for crops for which the catastrophic level of crop insurance is not available. Application for coverage must be filed by the applicable crop’s application closing date. Production records for all crops must be reported to the FSA office no later than the application closing date for the crop for the following year. FSA requires that any production reported in a loss year be verifiable according to Agency specifications. NAP Losses must be reported within 15 days of loss.


Farm Storage Facility Loan Program