Nominations for local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee elections go from June 15th through August 1st, 2020. Committee members are a critical component of the day-to-day operations of FSA. They help deliver FSA farm programs at the local level. Farmers who serve on committees help decide the kind of programs their counties will offer. They work to make FSA agricultural programs serve the needs of local producers.
The election of responsible agricultural producers to FSA county committees is important to ALL farmers and ranchers with large or small operations. It is crucial that every eligible producer take part in this election because county committees are a direct link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture..
Learn more here: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/news-room/county-committee-elections/index