Ag Producer Disaster Recovery Program Oct 5

By Corrie Bowen

County Extension Agent

Wharton County

 

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., USDA and the Wharton County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will be holding a Disaster Recovery Program.  The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Wharton County Fairgrounds, in the Directors Room.  Agriculture Producers affected by Hurricane Harvey will want to attend this program to learn about available disaster assistance for agriculture producers.  The program will begin with Mr. David Daniels, Natural Resource Manager discussing disaster assistance programs available through the Natural Resource Conservation Service.  Mr. Chase Tyndell, County Executive Director with the Farm Services Agency will cover disaster assistance programs available through USDA-FSA.  Gail Hoskins, Farm Loan Manager will follow with information on the USDA Farm Loan Program.  Applications and an overview of other types  of disaster assistance available through Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers, Texas Farm Bureau, and the Texas Department of Agriculture will be made available.  To conclude the program, Dr. Joe Paschal, Extension Livestock Specialist will address management of cattle and storm damaged forages.  If you will be attending the County Extension Offices asks that you contact us by 12 noon on October 5th  by contacting Stacey at 979-532-3310.  We just want to have an idea of how many participants to prepare handouts.

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Corrie Bowen, MS
County Extension Agent – Agriculture
Wharton County
315 E. Milam, Suite 112
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3310

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