Month: October 2018

Florida Peanut Federation October 27, 2018

36000 jars of peanut butter donated for disaster relief after Hurricane Michael

Peanut Proud, Florida Peanut Federation and the peanut industry donates 36,000 jars of peanut butter for disaster relief in the Western Panhandle after Hurricane Michael. Update: So far, Peanut Proud and the Florida Peanut Federation have dropped off more than 100,000 jars in Florida and Georgia to help families as they recover from Hurricane Michael. … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation October 26, 2018

Assistance Available through NRCS for Ag Land Damaged by Hurricane Michael

UPDATE: Walton County is not eligible for assistance. We have updated the release below and online with the correct list of eligible counties. GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 26, 2018 — Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the 

Florida Peanut Federation October 25, 2018

FL FSA – USDA Hurricane Michael Disaster Assistance Information Meetings

Hurricane Michael Disaster Assistance Information Meetings Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Rural Development (RD) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) will provide information on disaster programs available to producers affected by Hurricane Michael. Meeting topics include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation October 9, 2018

USDA Prepared to Respond to Hurricane Michael

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses potentially impacted by Hurricane Michael of programs to provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices stand ready and eager to help. Additionally, USDA’s Operations Center … Continued