USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hosting disaster assistance and hurricane recovery workshops in Liberty, Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties. These events are free and open to the public.
Local USDA representatives will discuss disaster assistance programs to help recovery efforts.
Meetings will be held at the following locations:
Nov. 13, 2 to 4 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Civic Center – Recreation Room
10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way
Bristol, FL 32321
Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Honeyville Community Center
240 Honeyville Park Drive
Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Wakulla County (for Franklin, Taylor, and Wakulla County producers)
Nov. 14, 6 to 8 p.m.
UF IFAS Wakulla County Extension
84 Cedar Ave.
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bay County Government Center
840 W. 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401
Workshop topics include emergency assistance for livestock and crop-related expenses and losses; financial assistance programs to help with farm and farmland damage; deadlines for applying for disaster assistance programs; procedures for filing claims through the crop insurance program; and programs to help with restoration and rehabilitation of farm and ranch land.
For more information on all USDA disaster assistance programs, contact your local USDA Service Center (http://offices.usda.gov) or online at www.usda.gov. For RMA assistance, please contact your local crop insurance agent. For all USDA Hurricane Michael recovery resources, please visit farmers.gov/recover.
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting, should contact Lauren Moore at 352-379-4552 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 by Nov. 9, 2018.
Please contact your local FSA Office.