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Coronavirus and USDA Service Centers

USDA Service Centers in Mississippi 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

State Executive Director


Robert A. (Bobby) Carson, Jr.

State Committee                                      

Robert (Bobby) Moody- Chair      
Scott Flowers                             
Rita Seward                               
Henry Reed                                
Gale Martin       


Program Responsibilities

STC shall be generally responsible for carrying out the following in the State:

  • Conservation programs
  • Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers
  • Price Support Loan and LDP Administrative Systems
  • Disaster Program (NAP, LFP etc.)
  • Safety Net Program
  • Developing an interest in and understanding of State programs
  • Designed to meet for individual farmers, ranchers, and farm and nonfarm groups
  • Other programs assigned by the Secretary or Congress

All STC members have the right to vote on all matters that come before STC for consideration and determination. STC, working with SED, is subject to the direction and supervision of Deputy Administrator Field Operations.

STC has responsibilities in 4 major areas:

  • FSA and CCC commodity and conservation programs
  • COC operations
  • Policy determinations
  • Information available to public.

Operational Responsibilities

According to applicable regulations and instructions, STC shall:

  • Serve in an advisory capacity to SED, as necessary
  • Be responsible for efficient and orderly operations of FSA including general oversight of
  • COC's
  • County Offices.

County Committee Election

Important Election Dates

June 15, 2020

The nomination period begins. Request nomination forms from your local USDA Service Center or download from this site.

Aug. 1, 2020

Last day to file nomination forms at the local USDA Service Center. Since Aug. 1 falls on a weekend this year, nomination forms will be accepted through Aug. 3, 2020.

Nov. 2, 2020

Ballots mailed to eligible voters.

Dec. 7, 2020

Last day to return voted ballots to the USDA Service Center.

Jan. 1, 2021

Newly elected county committee members take office.

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USDA Farm Service Agency
6311 Ridgewood Road, Suite W100
Jackson, MS 39211-2035