Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Launch June 15
The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees runs June 15 through Aug. 1, 2018, and elections will take place starting in November.
County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. FSA’s been across the country interviewing current committee members to spotlight their involvement in their county. Read what they have to say and check back each week.
For more information on FSA county committees, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.
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Locate your local USDA Service Center.
FSA provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine.
Emergency loan funds may be used to:
We also encourage you to contact your local office or USDA Service Center to learn more about our programs and the information you will need for a complete application.
NOTE: A crop planted before the application closing date, such as greens, can be insured but coverage will begin 30 days after the application for coverage is filed.
Damage to NAP covered crops must be reported to the applicable FSA Office the earlier of 15 days of the date of crop damage or when the damage becomes evident.
For more information on NAP: NAP Fact Sheet
The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for the entire state of Georgia:
The following exceptions apply to the above acreage reporting dates:
For questions regarding crop certification and crop loss reports, please contact your local FSA office.
FSFL provides low-interest financing for producers to build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities. For more information: FSFL Fact Sheet
355 East Hancock Avenue, STOP 100
Athens, Georgia 30601-2775
Phone: (706) 546-2266
Fax: (855) 409-5735
Talmadge A. Smith, Sr., (706) 546-2266
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. The Georgia Farm Service Agency State Committee oversees the farm program activities of the agency. The members are appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. They hear appeals from local farmers and guide the direction of farm program related agency policy.