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News Release

USDA Disaster Assistance Workshops

Lauren Moore

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.