USDA Disaster Assistance Workshop For Farmers

Was your farm impacted by Hurricane Irma? If so, please be welcome at this informational meeting to discuss options available for assistance.

The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service Center in Clay County is hosting a disaster assistance and hurricane recovery workshop for farmers and growers on Monday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m. at Clay County Agriculture Center Auditorium, 2463 State Road 16 W, Green Cove Springs, Fla. 32043 . The event is free and open to the public. 

Representatives from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) will present information on the various disaster assistance programs and resources available for farmers, ranchers and rural communities. Workshop topics include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses and losses; financial assistance programs to help with farm and farmland damage; deadlines for applying for disaster assistance programs and programs to help with restoration and rehabilitation of farm and ranch land.

 

 

 

For more information contact AJ Scarborough, 386-336-4253. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact AJ Scarborough, 386-336-4253 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 by Oct. 20.

 

More Information from the Florida Farm Service can be found here: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Florida/index