Farm Service Agency

Voting begins for 2017 Farm Service Agency county committee elections

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country for the 2017 Farm Service Agency county committee elections on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.  “County committee members play an indispensable role in our efforts to provide assistance to producers,” said FSA Acting Administrator Steve Peterson. “They provide local […]


Workshop helps beginning farmers, ranchers, veterans understand ABCs of USDA, other agencies

Openings remain for a free Sept. 18 workshop to help beginning farmers, ranchers and veterans learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. “Understanding the Alphabet Soup of USDA” workshop for beginning farmers and ranchers will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at Follis Hall, Fredericktown, said Richard Proffer, MU Extension business […]

Farm Service Agency

Farm Service Agency County Committee nomination period now open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the nomination period for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees opened Wednesday, June 15, 2016. “Through the county committees, farmers and ranchers have a voice. Their opinions and ideas get to be heard on federal farm programs,” said FSA Administrator […]