The Cannon County FSA Office is hosting an informational meeting Monday, July 30 at 5:00 p.m. to explain the Farm Service Agency’s county committee nomination and election processes.
The meeting will be held in the conference room in the Cannon County USDA Service Center located at 740 Old McMinnville Road in Woodbury.
This meeting is being held specifically to place special emphasis on providing County Committee nomination and election information to socially disadvantaged groups representing minority and female farmers and ranchers and organizations that have beginning farmers and ranchers as members.
Representatives of community based organizations, tribal governments, organizations representing socially disadvantaged groups, young farmer and rancher organizations, and land grant institutions are encouraged to attend this meeting.
The deadline to submit nominations for the 2012 County Committee Election is August 1.
FSA-669A’s (committee nomination form) are available in both English and Spanish version at our office.
Persons that cannot visit the office may call the office at 615-563-4321, extension 2 to request a nomination form be mailed to them.
Also, the nomination petitions may be downloaded from the following website:
http://forms.sc.egov.usda.gov/efcommon/eFileServices/eFormsAdmin/FSA0669ASPANISH_120222V01.pdf (Spanish version).
FSA committee elections are open to all voters without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or disability.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, DC 20250-9410, or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay).
Phone 615-563-4321 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Fax 615-563-8646