The USDA Farm Service Agency delivered nearly $414.6 million in federal program payments and loans to California farmers and ranchers during fiscal year 2015. California agriculture benefits greatly from the tireless efforts of our dedicated employees and locally elected County Committees. View our FSA At Work report
which breaks payments down by program and county.
2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Conservation Reserve program (CRP) and in recognition of this milestone; FSA has launched a commemorative website. The web address is www.fsa.usda.gov/CRPis30
. We hope you’ll visit the site often to take an interactive, cross-country tour and see the nationwide impact of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) unfold virtually over the next several months.
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I am honored to serve as the State Executive Director for the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in California and I welcome you to our state website. Our primary mission is to assist California's farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, and other available resources. The hard working men and women of California's 30 county offices are at the forefront of our efforts and they remain the primary contact for program participation and related questions.
California's diverse agricultural bounty feeds the entire world and I look forward to working with farmers and ranchers from throughout our great state on the issues and challenges ahead. I encourage you to contact me at FSA's California State Office with any questions you may have about our programs or operations.
The Farm Service Agency
is a federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
. Located in all 50 states, our mission is to help American farmers provide reasonably priced food and fiber to the nation and the world.
In California, the State Office is located in the Richard Lyng USDA Building in Davis, California, just west of Sacramento. County Service Centers are located in 30 California towns and serve the needs of area farmers and ranchers. For County Office phone numbers and addresses: County Information
The Farm Service Agency State Committee in California oversees the activities of the agency. The members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture each year. They hear appeals from local farmers and guide the direction of agency policy.