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Indiana State Office

State Executive Director

Julia Wickard

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State Office Address

5981 Lakeside Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46278
317-290-3315
855-374-4066

Welcome to the Indiana Farm Service Agency Website


Looking for a Rewarding Career in Ag?
Indiana USDA Service Centers are Hiring 

Grant, Greene, Hancock, Madison, Marshall and Monroe County Offices
are Hiring Permanent Program Technicians

These Program Technician vacancies are being advertised under Job Announcement number: FSACO-11661428-22-IN-CF. This announcement is open from September 23, 2022 through October 7, 2022.

Apply by visiting this link, USAJOBS - Job Announcement,  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/679046500

Orange/Lawrence County Office is Hiring Temporary Program Technician
with Opportunity for a Permanent Position

This Program Technician vacancy is being advertised under Job Announcement number: FSACO-11653798-22-IN-CF. This announcement is open from September 20 through October 4, 2022.This is a TEMPORARY position which may be converted to permanent position at a later date.

Apply by visiting this link, USAJOBS - Job Announcement, https://www.usajobs.gov/job/678091300


Doors Unlocked in Indiana USDA Service Centers 

Although doors are unlocked once again,
this could change based on the county's COVID-19 Community Level.

In Low and Medium Impact Level Counties
 Doors are unlocked, visitors will not be prescreened concerning health
concerns and recent travel and will no longer be required to wear a mask.

In High Impact Level Counties
 Doors will be locked and visitors will be required to schedule an
appointment. Visitors will be prescreened concerning health concerns and
recent travel, and will be required to wear a mask and
adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Regardless of Service Center's Operating Status
Visitors should still call the Service Center to schedule an appointment.
FSA staff will continue to work with customers
via phone, email and other digital tools.
  

You can find contact information at farmers.gov/service-locator.


Pandemic Assistance for Producers

USDA is committed to delivering financial assistance to farmers 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.


FSA Provides Receipt for USDA Services

FSA provides a receipt to customers who request or receive assistance or information concerning any FSA program. The receipt should be issued regardless if the request comes via an office visit, email, fax, or letter.

The 2014 Farm Bill requires a customer receipt to be issued for any agricultural program assistance requested from FSA, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Rural Development (RD). Receipts include the date, summary of the visit and any agricultural information, program and/or loan assistance provided to an individual or entity. 


What Can You Do with a Farmers.gov Account?

Did you know that farmers.gov has an authenticated site where you can manage your USDA business? A farmers.gov account gives you one place to do business with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service, including the ability to e-sign documents, request assistance and apply for programs. 

Learn more about farmers.gov.

In addition to the self-service features available by logging into farmers.gov, the website also has ample information on USDA programs, including pandemic assistance, farm loans, disaster assistance, conservation programs and crop insurance. Recently, USDA updated the navigation and organization of the site as well as added some new webpages, including “Get Involved,” “Common Forms,” “Translations,” Farm Records Information Fact Sheet, and Farm Record Tutorials. Learn more about these changes

Producer/Customer Quick Reference Guide to Obtaining a Farmers.gov (Level 2) eAuth Account


AskUSDA

Helping Our Customers Find What They’re Looking For

At USDA, we strive to be the most efficient, effective, and customer-focused department in the federal government. That starts with the service we deliver to our customers. Under Secretary Perdue’s leadership, USDA launched our AskUSDA Contact Center. The AskUSDA Contact Center  serves as the “one front door” for phone, chat, and web inquires, transforming how you can interact with the Department. AskUSDA also offers over five thousand articles on https://ask.usda.gov, providing a self-service option to address the most common issues and questions. 

Whether it’s talking to a USDA representative on the phone, chatting with a live agent on our website, or communicating with us via e-mail, the public now has streamlined access to the Department. 

ASK.USDA.GOV  –  1-833-ONE-USDA  –  ASKUSDA@USDA.GOV