Agricultural Producers Reminded of Approaching Deadline
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2017 — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Steve Peterson today reminded eligible farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they must return county committee election ballots to their local FSA office by Dec. 4, 2017, to ensure that their votes are counted. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than Dec. 4, 2017. Producers who have not received their ballot should pick one up at their local FSA office. “The last day to submit your ballot is just one week away,” said Peterson. “Approximately 1.5 million producers are eligible to vote in this year’s election. This is your opportunity …..