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Shutdown Ends, FSA Extends Ag Deadlines

The USDA-Farm Service Agency is back at work following the government shutdown.

According to the Nebraska state office, the FSA has been hard at work since returning and extending deadlines for agricultural programs.

The office also stated in an email newsletter this week that the FSA extended deadlines for the Market Facilitation Program, and it included a list of other programs impacted by the government shutdown.

The FSA has extended deadlines on many of its programs because of the government shutdown – and the emergency nature of many of the programs. Feb. 14 is the date for many of the ex...