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Florida State Office

State Executive Director

Christy Marshall

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4500 NW 27th Avenue
Bldg D-1
Gainesville, Florida 32614-1030
(352) 379-4500
(833) 881-9156

Pandemic Assistance for Producers Pandemic Assistance for Producers

USDA is committed to delivering financial assistance to farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers who have been impacted by COVID-19 market disruptions through our new initiative – USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers. Stay updated on announcements under the USDA Pandemic Assistance to Producers initiative at farmers.gov.

Proposals for Outreach Cooperative Agreements Accepted Now

Farm Service Agency announced the availability of $2 million to establish partnerships with organizations to provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. These cooperative agreements will support participation in programs offered by FSA, including those part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Interested organizations must submit proposals by May 5, 2021. Learn more.

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

USDA is implementing updates to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for producers of agricultural commodities marketed in 2020 who faced market disruptions due to COVID-19. Farm Service Agency will reopen sign-up for CFAP 2 for at least 60 days beginning on April 5, 2021. Learn more about applying for CFAP 2 and other recent CFAP updates.


Coronavirus and USDA Service Centers

USDA Service Centers in Florida will continue to be open for business by phone appointment only and field work will continue with appropriate social distancing. While our program delivery staff will continue to come into the office, they will be working with our producers by phone, and using online tools whenever possible.

All Service Center visitors wishing to conduct business with FSA are required to call their Service Center to schedule a phone appointment. In the event a Service Center is not currently available to serve customers on location, producers can receive assistance from the closest alternate Service Center by phone. Learn more at farmers.gov/coronavirus.


Farm Service Agency Annual Policy Reminders. Learn More

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County Committee Elections

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.

Important Election Dates

Jan. 1, 2021

Newly elected county committee members take office.


FL Ag Mediation Program

To request free mediation or for more information, please call (800) 616-7863 or go online at www.agmediation.org. All calls are confidential.