The State Executive Director for Ohio’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Steve Maurer, announced that candidate nominations begin Friday for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. FSA is accepting nomination forms for eligible candidates to serve on the local FSA County Committees. The nomination period ends Aug, 1, 2012.
“I urge all farmers and landowners to participate in this year’s county committee elections by nominating candidates by the August 1 deadline,” Maurer said. “County committees are a vital link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture and provide a voice to landowners and farmers so that they have an opportunity for their opinions and ideas to be heard.”
FSA County Committees have an important role in the decision making process for commodity price support loans and payments, conservation and disaster programs and other important agricultural issues in their farming community.
Almost anyone participating or cooperating in a local FSA program may be a candidate.… Continue readingRead More »