Eligible Voters Reminded of Deadline
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bill Bartenhagen, today reminded farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until this Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, to return completed ballots to FSA. Eligible voters in Crawford, Oregon, Jackson, Highland, and Iowa Townships who have not received a ballot can obtain one from their local USDA Service Center. The last day for voters to submit completed ballots in person to local USDA Service Centers is Jan. 17, 2014. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than Jan. 17, 2014.
County committee members are an important component of the operations of FSA and provide a link between the agricultural community and USDA. Farmers and ranchers elected to county committees help deliver FSA programs at the local level, applying their knowledge and judgment to make decisions on commodity price support programs; conservation programs; incentive indemnity and disaster programs.
for some commodities; emergency programs and eligibility. FSA committees operate within official regulations designed to carry out federal laws.