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).
Specifically for Platte Valley Village, the Sterling Housing Authority will receive a total of $588,570 from CHFA; a $700,000 loan from Farmers Home Administration; and more than $216,000 from the city of Sterling, including the cost of annexing the land, now part of Logan County.
In fact, Southwestern Electric Cooperative has successfully reached an agreement with Farmers Home Administration officials representing 12 south central Illinois counties to include the Cooperative's GEO-LEASE Program in the administration's affordable housing loan program.
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 $8.4 billion for fiscal year 1994.
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).
A Farmers Home Administration Loan would be a Federal subsidy.
The partners designed some plans that were inexpensive to build, bought five lots, and hooked up with the Farmers Home Administration loan program.

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