The USDA's Farm Service Agency recently reminded farmers 2008 Farm Bill extends through September of 2013 with the passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act , which includes many commodity, disaster and conservation programs.
Extended programs for 2013 crops include, among others:
-Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment Program (DCP)-Sign up through Aug. 2
-Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE)-Sign up through June 3
For more information about the programs, visit your local FSA office or go to www.fsa.usda.gov.