Farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers have new online options to access United States Department of Agriculture programs. Through USDA’s new streamlined process, producers doing business as an individual can now register, track and manage their applications for the Market Facilitation Program and 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program on the secure and convenient USDA eAuthentication does not have the mechanism to issue login accounts to businesses, corporations, other entities or for anyone acting on behalf of another individual or entity. Producers, doing business as an individual, first need to sign up for level two eAuthentication access.  
    - Step 1: Create and online account at
    - Step 2: Complete identity verification by either using the online self-service identity verification method or by completing the identity verification in-person at your USDA Service Center.
    - Step 3: Contact your local USDA Service Center to have your new level two account linked with your USDA customer record.
    - Step 4: You are enrolled and ready to log in.
    Users with a secure level two eAuthentication ID linked to their USDA customer record can apply for select USDA programs, view and print farm maps and farm records data. Enrolling is easy. Visit to learn more.
     To locate a service center near you or use online services not requiring eAuthentication access, visit For technical assistance, call the eAuthentication help desk at 1-800-457-3642.
    Farm Service Agency is an Equal Opportunity Lender. Complaints about discrimination should be sent to: Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250. Visit the Farm Service Agency Web site at: for necessary application forms and updates on USDA programs.