Tag: farm service agency

Joe Biden Names Lakeisha Hood to be Director for Rural Development in Florida and...

President Joe Biden has selected Lakeisha Hood to be the State Director for Rural Development in Florida and U.S. Virgin Islands. Hood was one of eight Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and three...
Nikki Fried Florida agricultural commissioner

USDA Declares Secretarial Disaster Designation for Parts of Florida Panhandle After Hurricane Sally

Producers in these counties are now eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) disaster loans in addition to producers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties who were previously eligible. Fried called all eligible producers in need of financial assistance to apply immediately.

Marco Rubio Offers Info on How to Apply for USDA’s Relief Program Helping Farmers,...

Florida’s farmers and ranchers are integral to our nation and our domestic food security, and it is vital to provide them with support during this public health crisis,” Rubio said. “USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will provide much-needed relief to the farmers and ranchers who are responsible for the resilience of our nation’s domestic food supply. Florida’s farmers and ranchers are hurting, and I will continue to fight for them.”

Alcee Hastings, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Urge USDA Back Humane Treatment of Farm Animals

The two Democrats from the Sunshine State joined other congressional Democrats on Tuesday in sending a letter on the matter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue.