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Stakeholder Toolkits

Stakeholder Tools

Below are resources for stakeholder and partner organizations to use that assist with program outreach efforts.

Farm Service Agency 2023 Nominations Period Underway; August 1st Deadline

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is accepting nominations for county committees through Aug. 1, 2023. Elections will take place starting in November. with ballots due back on Dec. 4, 2023. County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. For more information on FSA county committees, visit fsa.usda.gov/elections.

The following resources are available for partner organizations to help FSA promote nominations. Please feel free to share and amplify nationwide:

Election Dates:

June 15, 2023: The nomination period begins.

August 1, 2023: Last day to file nomination forms at the local USDA Service Center. 

November 6, 2023: Ballots mailed to eligible voters.

December 4, 2023: Last day to return voted ballots to the USDA Service Center (or postmarked).

January 1, 2024: Newly elected county committee members take office.

Outreach Resources

Find Your Local Administrative Area - Election Website

County Committee Elections Fact Sheet (PDF)

Urban County Committee Elections Fact Sheet (PDF)

2023 County Committee Election Poster/Flyer (PDF)

2023 Urban COC Poster/Flyer (PDF)

County Committee Brochure (PDF)

Tribal Agricultural Landowner Voting Eligibility Poster (PDF)

Emergency Relief Program/Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ERP/ELRP/ERP2)

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)- Continuous

Signup for the continuous CRP program is ongoing.

Equitable Relief in Farm Loan Programs (FLP)  

2018 Farm Bill implemented changes in some farm loan program requirements and provisions. 

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) FSA Debt Payments (Section 1005)