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Vote in the 2014 County Committee Elections

Voting for the 2014 County Committee Elections is underway. Ballots were mailed last week. Eligible Producers who have not received a ballot may obtain one in their local county office. County committee members provide an important link between the local … Continue reading

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Let Your Voice be Heard: County Committee Voting Opens Nov. 3

Voting for the 2014 County Committee Elections opens Monday, Nov. 3, with the mailing of new ballots to eligible voters. County committee members provide an important link between the local agricultural community and USDA. Farmers and ranchers elected to county … Continue reading

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Two Week Remain to Submit County Committee Nomination Forms

Only two weeks are left for farmers and ranchers to select themselves or others as candidates to sit on local FSA county committees and help make important agricultural decisions. Nominations must be submitted by Aug. 1. Members of the committee … Continue reading

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County Committee Nomination Period Opens Sunday, June 15

The nomination period for the 2014 county committee elections opens on Sunday, June 15. The nomination period — which runs through Aug. 1 — allows farmers and ranchers to select themselves or others as candidates to sit on the local … Continue reading

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Voting Officially Begins in 2013 FSA County Committee Election

Voting has begun in the 2013 County Committee Elections, with the mailing of new ballots to eligible voters. Due to a printing error on the original ballots mailed in November, new ballots were mailed Dec. 20 and the deadline for … Continue reading

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Newly Released Ballots Extend County Committee Voting Deadlines

Producers can expect to see new 2013 County Committee Election ballots in their mailboxes this month. Due to a printing error on the original ballots mailed in November, new ballots will be sent to eligible producers beginning Dec. 20. The … Continue reading

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Wisconsin to Host Statewide County Committee Open House

All Wisconsin Farm Service Agency county offices throughout the state will host an open house to share information on the FSA County Committee Election process. The open house — held Wed., July 10 from 1-3 p.m. — is an opportunity … Continue reading

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County Committee Nomination Period Opens Monday, June 17

The nomination period for the 2013 county committee elections opens on Monday, June 17. The nomination period — which runs through Aug. 1 — allows farmers and ranchers to select themselves or others as candidates to sit on the local … Continue reading

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Arkansas Welcomes First African-American County Committee Member

Leonard McKissick has been appointed as the first African-American voting member of   FSA’s St. Francis County Committee in Arkansas. The appointment is part of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s continued effort to ensure an equitable voice among all segments of rural … Continue reading

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Vilsack to Ensure Fair Representation by Appointing Members to FSA County Committees

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will start appointing voting members from socially disadvantaged communities to serve on Farm Service Agency County Committees in jurisdictions that lack fair representation. Using the authority granted in the 2002 Farm Bill, Vilsack will begin his … Continue reading

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