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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connie Holman; telephone: (202) 690– 0756. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact the USDA Target Center at (202) 720–2600 (voice and TDD). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 13, 2011, FSA published a notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27986) announcing that FSA was no longer accepting direct or guaranteed loan applications for the CL Program because of a lack of funding. On November 18, 2011, FSA received an appropriation to fund guaranteed CLs under the Consolidated and Further srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:26 Mar 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 ........ Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112–55). Therefore, FSA has resumed accepting guaranteed loan applications for the CL Program. FSA is not accepting direct CL applications as no new funding has been appropriated at this time. 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[FR Doc No: 2012-5529]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Farm Service Agency


Funding for the Conservation Loan Program; Farm Loan Programs

AGENCY: Farm Service Agency, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Farm Service Agency (FSA) now 
has funding for and is accepting guaranteed loan applications for the 
Conservation Loan (CL) Program. Due to a lack of program funding for 
direct CLs, direct loan applications are not being accepted at this 
time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Connie Holman; telephone: (202) 690-
0756. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for 
communication (Braille, large print, audio tape, etc.) should contact 
the USDA Target Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May 13, 2011, FSA published a notice in 
the Federal Register (76 FR 27986) announcing that FSA was no longer 
accepting direct or guaranteed loan applications for the CL Program 
because of a lack of funding.
    On November 18, 2011, FSA received an appropriation to fund 
guaranteed CLs under the Consolidated and Further Continuing 
Appropriations Act, 2012 (Pub. L. 112-55). Therefore, FSA has resumed 
accepting guaranteed loan applications for the CL Program.
    FSA is not accepting direct CL applications as no new funding has 
been appropriated at this time. Conservation projects may still be 
funded through FSA's direct Farm Ownership and Farm Loan Operating 
programs for eligible applicants who do not qualify for the Guaranteed 
CL Program.
    Potential guaranteed loan applicants should contact a lender. 
Potential direct loan applicants should contact their FSA state or 
county office; office locations can be found at http://www.fsa.usda.gov.

    Signed on March 1, 2012.
Bruce Nelson,
Administrator, Farm Service Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-5529 Filed 3-6-12; 8:45 am]
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