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FSA ‘Microloan’ Program offered

February 6, 2014 National
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Administered through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Operating Loan Program, the new microloan program offers credit options and solutions to a variety of producers. FSA has a long history of [...]

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St. Louis, KC rank at bottom of smoking cities list

February 5, 2014 National
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New York, NY (January 29, 2014) – St. Louis smoked the competition when it comes to the places where people are lighting up, according to the March issue of Men’s [...]

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U.S. Postal Service announces price hikes

January 24, 2014 National
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WASHINGTON — When new Postal Service Shipping Services prices take effect in January, customers will see an overall price increase of 2.4 percent. In addition, Postal Service customers will have [...]

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FSA operating loans available

November 18, 2013 National
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The Farm Service Agency offers a variety of farm loan programs. One loan that is available to assist family farmer’s credit needs is the Direct Operating loan. Eligible uses of [...]

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President declares disaster for Missouri

September 9, 2013 National
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Missouri to supplement state [...]

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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone 2013 measurements released

July 29, 2013 National
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Des Moines, IA — Jul 29, 2013  — New Orleans, LA – This week, scientists from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium completed their annual measurement of the Gulf of Mexico’s [...]

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USDA offers loans for socially disadvantaged

June 10, 2013 National
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Pettis County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Manager Steven E. Lair reminds producers that FSA offers specially-targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to Socially Disadvantaged (SDA) applicants. [...]

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