County Committee

By: News Release
Jul 14th, 2017

Now is the time to submit a nomination for the Clayton County Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee election that will be held later this year.  Area farmers are eligible to be nominated if they reside in one of the townships that are located in Local Administrative Area 2.  Those townships include:

  Highland, Boardman, Read, Sperry, Cox Creek, Cass and Lodomillo

To be eligible to serve on the FSA committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by FSA, be eligible to vote and currently reside in the administrative area that is up for election.  Eligible candidates may nominate themselves or others.  Beginning farmers, women and minorities are encouraged to consider being a nominee. 

Committee members make decisions on USDA programs that involve conservation, emergency, commodity price support and other agriculturally related programs.

The nomination form, FSA-669A, is available at the FSA Office located in the Elkader USDA Service Center or by going to  Nomination forms must be received by close of business August 1, 2017.