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FFA, 4H project low-interest loans

January 13, 2015 National

The Farm Service Agency offers a variety of farm loan programs. One program offered by FSA is the Youth Loan. FSA makes loans of up to $5,000 to individual rural [...]

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EPA announces rebate program to reduce diesel emissions from school buses

October 16, 2014 National

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, under the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Clean Diesel Rebate program, public and private school bus fleet owners are now eligible to apply for funding to [...]

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Loans for beginning farmers, ranchers available

October 9, 2014 National

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) makes and guarantees loans to beginning farmers who are unable to obtain financing from commercial lenders. Each fiscal year, the [...]

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Union Pacific urges photographers to stay away from train tracks

September 15, 2014 National

Omaha, Neb., September 15, 2014 – As fall weather arrives, Union Pacific Railroad is urging professional photographers to refrain from taking photographs of sports teams, high school seniors, wedding parties [...]

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife awards $1.3 Million in grants to 30 states to combat deadly bat disease

August 26, 2014 National

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced grant awards totaling $1,276,088 to 30 states for white-nose syndrome projects. State natural resource agencies will use the funds to support research, [...]

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Former St. Clair County Sheriff indicted for stealing recovered property

July 22, 2014 National

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that the former sheriff of St. Clair County, Mo., was indicted by a federal grand [...]

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Nomination deadline nears for FSA county committees

July 21, 2014 National

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 — U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that Aug. 1, 2014, is [...]

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