Flooding Forces Relocation of Staff and Services

(Crowley, LA) – August 22, 2016—Acadia Parish USDA Service Center that houses the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office announced that the Acadia Parish Service Center in Crowley is closed due to flooding. USDA FSA staff will relocate to neighboring Jefferson Davis Parish.

Acadia Parish USDA Service Center Temporarily Moves to New Location

Contact:  

Rachelle Broussard, FSA 
(337)367-1538, ext 2
rachelle.broussard@la.usda.gov

Amy Robertson, NRCS
(318) 473-7762
amy.robertson@la.usda.gov
 

 Flooding Forces Relocation of Staff and Services

(Crowley, LA) – August 22, 2016—Acadia Parish USDA Service Center that houses the Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office announced that the Acadia Parish Service Center in Crowley is closed due to flooding. USDA FSA staff will relocate to neighboring Jefferson Davis Parish.

The Acadia Parish FSA staff will work out of the Jefferson Davis FSA Parish Office located at 2003 Port Drive in Jennings. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For disaster assistance, to file a notice of loss, other farm program information; emergency loan or for farm loan information contact the staff at (337) 824-0968, extension 2.

The NRCS Acadia Parish office staff will relocate to:
Abbeville Field Office - 3221 Veterans Memorial Drive, Suite H (337) 893-5664
Jennings Field Office - 2003 Port Drive, Jennings (337) 824-0975
Watershed Staff – Watershed Planning Office in Lafayette – 646 Cajun dome Blvd., Suite 180 (337) 291-3067

“Our top priority is working with our producers, said Craig McCain, FSA State Executive Director. “If our customers have any questions about flood and disaster assistance, please call or stop by our office.” McCain explains, “The Acadia Parish Service Center is temporarily moved but, FSA employees are still working and ready to help.”

Kevin Norton, State Conservationist for NRCS agrees, “Customer Service is paramount to us, especially during this difficult time when our producers are needing answers to questions.”

The Acadia FSA Parish Office will notify producers when the office is scheduled to re-open.

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