Farmers Home Administration

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Farmers Home Administration (FmHA)

A federal agency that formerly operated under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 replaced FmHA with USDA Rural Development.

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AD-S 10," box 193, General Correspondence Maintained in the Cincinnati Office, 1935-42, Records of the Office of the Administrator, Records of the Central Office, Records of the Farmers Home Administration, Record Group 96, National Archives (hereafter cited as General Correspondence, Cincinnati Office, RG 96).
The cooperative effort has been recognized, with all four entities involved - the Sterling Housing Authority, CHFA, Farmers Home Administration, and the Division of Housing-receiving an award at the 1994 Rural Housing NOW
For example: The Farmers Home Administration, which, despite $56 billion-worth of unpaid principal in its loan programs as of September 1992, has been granted another $8.
The plan is a USDA coordinated initiative involving Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Extension Service (ES), Agricultural Stabilization Conservation Service (ASCS), Economic Research Service (ERS), the Cooperative State Research Service (CSRS), Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), and the SCS.
The Farmers Home Administration is aiding a local water district with plans to dam a major tributary of the Obed Wild and Scenic River.
Similar reforms will be applied where needed to Veterans Administration and Farmers Home Administration mortgage programs.
In addition to his promotional efforts for the CRP, Stripling has worked with Senator Nunn and Congressman Charles Hatcher (D-GA) in preparing a program for farmers to plant trees as a means of Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) debt relief.
However, despite their legal success, most Black farmers and farm advocacy groups feel that in general, Black farmers received insufficient financial restitution for the discrimination inflicted by agents of the USDA's Farmers Home Administration (FmHA), now known as the Farm Service Agency (FSA), and the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC).
Out of this eclectic mix of programs grew the Farm Security Administration and then the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA).
The partners designed some plans that were inexpensive to build, bought five lots, and hooked up with the Farmers Home Administration loan program.
One was the case of a Farmers Home Administration supervisor from South Dakota despondent over the prospect of having to foreclose on the property of local farmers; the second involved a former serviceman from New Hampshire depressed over government insensitivity toward Vietnam veterans (he was particularly concerned about the impact that the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Deficit Reduction Act would have on benefits); and the third featured an injured and unemployed pipe welder from Connecticut whose disability payments had recently been cut off or reduced.

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