Register Now for FSA Heirs’ Property Relending Program Listening Sessions

July 24, 2019

FSA Outreach Focus

Reaching Out to Keep Farmers, Ranchers & Partners Informed

July 24, 2019



USDA’s Farm Service Agency will host two public listening sessions to obtain additional feedback on the 2018 Farm Bill provisions regarding the Heir’s Property Relending Program, and issues surrounding heirs’ property landowners obtaining farm numbers. The agency will take into account stakeholder input when making discretionary decisions on program implementation.

Listening Session I is scheduled for July 31, 2019 in Jackson, Mississippi at the MS FSA State Office. The deadline for online registration will be July 26, 2019 with onsite registration also available. Register online at .

Listening Session II is scheduled for August 14, 2019 in Washington, DC at the USDA National Office. The registration deadline to attend is August 9, 2019. Register online at

Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted through August 31, 2019. To submit comments, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at and search for Docket ID USDA–2019–0001. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. You may also submit written comments at the listening session. Comments received will be publicly available on

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