Farm Service Agency http://wkms.org en Government Shutdown Keeps Farmers from Signing Up for Federal Programs http://wkms.org/post/government-shutdown-keeps-farmers-signing-federal-programs <p></p><p>Kentucky Farm Bureau officials say the lack of a budget because of the partial government shutdown is preventing farmers from getting loans they need through federal agencies like the Natural Resources Conservation Service or Farm Service Agency.</p><p>KFB&rsquo;s National Affairs and Political Education Director Joe Cain said farmers interested in signing up for government programs are at a loss because many federal employees are furloughed. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:34:29 +0000 Whitney Jones 35618 at http://wkms.org Government Shutdown Keeps Farmers from Signing Up for Federal Programs