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Don't forget Feb. 14 MFP deadline

Keeping track of sign-up deadlines for government farm programs can be difficult, especially when a programs is relativey new. 

So keep in mind that Feb. 14 is the last day to sign up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Market Facilitation Program, or MFP. Launched in September 2018, MFP is designed to help American farmers hurt by disruptions in world trade.

According to USDA:

Producers of corn, cotton, dairy, hogs, shelled almonds, sorghum, soybeans, fresh sweet cherries and wheat should apply at their local Farm Service Agency office. FSA is an arm of USDA.

MFP applications are available online at Applications can be completed at a local FSA office or submitted electronically either by scanning, emailing or faxing. To locate or contact your local FSA office, visit

Applications can also be completed via the dashboard by producers who have Level 2 eAuthentication accounts. Sign into the dashboard here: Producers who do not have an account can register for an account at