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Winter Livestock Update for March 8, 2017

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WINTER LIVESTOCK LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update for March 8, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month – NO meeting in March
• March 12th - Daylight Savings Time - spring forward!
• March 14th -  Farm Loan personnel in Eads
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
• March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 
 
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.

Winter Livestock Update March 1, 2017

| Winter Livestock

 WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO


3027 CATTLE RECEIPTS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 21ST, 2017.  LIGHTWEIGHT STEERS SOLD STEADY TO 2.00 HIGHER 175.00 TO 191.00.  HEAVY STEERS SOLD 3.00 TO 5.00 HIGHER 160.00 TO 176.00.  LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS SOLD STEADY 145.00 TO 160.00, HEAVY HEIFER CALVES SOLD STEADY 140.00 TO 151.00

USDA Update for March 1, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• March 14th -  Farm Loan personnel in Eads
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
• March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 

Winter Livestock Update for the sale of February 14, 2017

| Winter Livestock
WINTER LIVESTOCK LA JUNTA, CO

2151 CATTLE RECEIPTS TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14TH, 2017.  LIGHTWEIGHT STEERS SOLD
3.00 TO 5.00 HIGHER 170.00 TO 191.00. HEAVY STEER CALVES SOLD STEADY TO 2.00 LOWER 160.00 TO 176.00.  LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS SOLD 2.00 TO 5.00 HIGHER 145.00 TO
166.00.  HEAVY HEIFER CALVES SOLD 2.00 TO 6.00 HIGHER 140.00 TO 154.00

USDA Update February 22, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
• March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 

USDA Update February 15, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• February 17th – NRCS deadline for EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program)
• February 20th – USDA Office closed in observance of President’s Day.
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
•  March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.

USDA Update February 1, 2017

| Dawna Weirich | USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• February 3rd - SCALE Expo – Lamar Comm. College Wellness Center
• February 3rd -  NRCS deadline for CSP (Conservation Stewardship Program)
• February 17th – NRCS deadline for EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program)
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
•  March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 

Quinten Reeves and Ordway Building Supply: Doing for 42 Years What Some Said Couldn't Be Done

| Priscilla Waggoner | Indy Picks
     Ask any hearty soul who has taken on the daunting task of either remodeling or building a custom home about their experiences, and your question will be met with one of two responses:  either the next few hours will be filled with tales of horror, disappointment, poor choices and cost overrun, or the person will simply flash a smile of supreme satisfaction and, without another word, grab you by the sleeve and let the work speak for itself.

Winter Livestock January 25, 2017

| Winter Livestock

WINTER LIVESTOCK
LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update January 25, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• February 3rd -  NRCS deadline for CSP (Conservation Stewardship Program)
• February 17th – NRCS deadline for EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program)
• March 15th – 2017 NAP application date for Spring Crops
• March 15th – July 15th -  CRP Primary Nesting Season – NO Activity permitted on CRP
•  March 31st - Last day to request LDP or Marketing Loan for 2016 wheat.
• CRP Continuous Signup - Lesser Prairie Chicken, CRP Grassland and HELI (Highly Erodible Land Initiative) acre available.  Producers interested are urged to contact FSA Office. 
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.

Winter Livestock Update for January 18, 2017

| Winter Livestock

WINTER LIVESTOCK LA JUNTA, CO

USDA Update January 18, 2017

| USDA Updates

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

USDA Makes it Easter to Transfer Land to the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

| Business
Farm Service Agency
1400 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20250
www.fsa.usda.gov
Release No. 0XXX.16
Contact:
 Kent Politsch (202) 720-7163

USDA Makes it Easier to Transfer Land to the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers
Allows for Transfer of Certain Conservation Reserve Program Land to New Farmers;
Provides Priority Enrollment in Working Lands Conservation Programs

Winter Livestock January 11, 2017

| Winter Livestock
WINTER LIVESTOCK LA JUNTA, CO

1829 CATTLE RECEIPTS TUESDAY JANUARY 3RD, 2017. LIGHTWEIGHT STEERS SOLD STEADY 150.00 TO 161.00. HEAVY STEER CALVES SOLD STEADY 135.00 TO 152.00.
LIGHTWEIGHT HEIFERS SOLD STEADY ON A LIMITED TEST 135.00 TO 146.00, THOSE OVER 400 POUNDS 130.00 TO 144.00

USDA Update January 11, 2017

| USDA Updates
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
• County Committee Meeting - 2nd Tuesday each month.
• 2nd Tuesday each month – FSA Farm Loan personnel in Kiowa County FSA Office.  . 
• SERVICE CENTER CLOSED – January 16th – Martin Luther King Jr. birthday
Disclaimer:  Information in this UPDATE is pertinent to Kiowa County FSA only.  Producers reading this and that do not have FSA interest in Kiowa County are advised to contact their local FSA Office.