Additional USDA Disaster Assistance Workshops Set for Hurricane Michael Recovery

USDA’s Farm Service Agency holding disaster assistance and hurricane recovery workshops for Florida producers affected by Hurricane Michael
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Additional USDA Disaster Assistance Workshops Set for Hurricane Michael Recovery

Lauren Moore, Public Affairs Specialist

Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 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.

Representatives from USDA 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 and 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.

Liberty County
Nov. 13, 2 to 4 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Civic Center – Recreation Room
10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way
Bristol, FL 32321

Gulf County
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

Bay County
Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Bay County Government Center
840 W 11th St., Panama City, FL 32401

For more information, contact the Florida USDA FSA State Office at 352-379-4500. 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.