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Producer Deadlines

PRODUCERS ARE REMINDED THAT THERE ARE SEVERAL PROGRAM DEADLINES THAT ARE APPROACHING.  PRODUCERS MUST REPORT ACREAGES OF ALL SMALL GRAIN CROPS TO FSA BY MAY 31.  THE FINAL DATE TO REQUEST A COMMODITY LOAN OR LDP ON 2011-CROP FEED GRAINS, OILSEEDS, COTTON, LENTILS, AND SUNFLOWERS IS MAY 31.  SIGNUP FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL REVENUE ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS (SURE) PROGRAM FOR 2010 CROP LOSSES WILL END JUNE 1. THE SURE PROGRAM COMPENSATES PRODUCERS FOR PRODUCTION AND/OR QUALITY LOSSES DURING TIMES OF DISASTER.  2012 DIRECT AND COUNTER-CYCLICAL PROGRAM (DCP) AND AVERAGE CROP REVENUE ELECTION (ACRE) PROVIDE INCOME SUPPORT WHEN THERE IS A DECLINE IN COMMODITY PRICES. PROGRAM ENROLLMENT ENDS JUNE 1. ALL PRODUCERS RECEIVING A SHARE GREATER THAN ZERO ON THE DCP OR ACRE CONTRACT MUST SIGN THE CONTRACT NO LATER THAN JUNE 1.  ON-GOING PROGRAMS INCLUDE DIRECT AND GUARANTEED FARM OPERATING AND FARM OWNERSHIP LOANS, RURAL YOUTH LOANS, FARM STORAGE FACILITY LOANS, AND CONTINUOUS CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM.  DUE TO BUDGET CONSTRAINTS, FSA CAN NO LONGER MAIL REGULAR NEWSLETTERS. PRODUCERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS TO THE LOCAL FSA OFFICE TO RECEIVE MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS AND OTHER BULLETINS BY EMAIL.  USDA OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY.