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Mississippi State Office

State Executive Director

Thaddeus Fairley, Sr

Thaddeus Fairley, Sr

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State Office Address

6311 Ridgewood Road
Suite W100
Jackson, MS 39211-2035

Welcome to the USDA-Mississippi Farm Service Agency

Click the link above to be directed to the Usajobs.gov site where you will find the most current FSA job openings for Mississippi.

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Inflation Reduction Act Section 22007 – Discrimination Financial Assistance Program
                   The application period is now OPEN UNTIL JANUARY
13, 2024.

The Discrimination Financial Assistance Program is a new program, authorized by Section 22007(e) of the Inflation Reduction Act, that will provide financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners who experienced discrimination in USDA farm lending programs prior to 2021.

Details about the program, including an application and e-filing portal, are available at 22007apply.gov. Applicants can also call the free call center at 1-800-721-0970

Filing an application is FREE and does not require a lawyer. The application period is open and runs through January 13, 2024.                          

USDA is currently accepting and reviewing individual requests for assistance from borrowers who took certain extraordinary measures to avoid delinquency on their direct farm loans and those who missed a recent installment or who are unable to make their next scheduled installment.

Learn more and submit a request for assistance at farmers.gov/loans/inflation-reduction-investments/assistance. All requests for assistance must be received by December 31, 2023.  

 State Committee:

  • Barbara Gray, STC Chairperson
  • Ronnie Brown, Member
  • Melvin Ellis III, Member
  • Essie Patterson, Member
  • Bennie Rouser, Member

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.

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