A series of free webinars will be presented by the Agricultural Services Agency of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.
The FSA Fridays in February program will cover a variety of programs and services that FSA offers to agricultural producers in New York City. Topics include an overview of available programs and loans, conservation buffers, crop risk management programs, and loan programs.
The hour-long webinars will take place every Friday from February at noon. Webinars are free, but pre-registration is required to get a link to each webinar. People can register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fsa-fridays-tickets-135329545313 or by emailing [email protected]
Upcoming webinars in
FSA Fridays in February:
Friday February 5 at noon – Welcome to FSA: An introduction to FSA loans, programs and services, as well as how to get started working with FSA.
Friday February 12 at noon – Conservation Reserve Program Buffers: A presentation on the environmental and economic benefits of installing buffers along waterways.
Friday February 19 at noon – Risk Management Programs: Learn about Federal Crop Insurance and FSA’s Uninsured Disaster Crop Assistance Program for Row Crops, Forages, Fruits and Vegetables .
Friday February 26 at noon – FSA Farm Loans: Overview of funding opportunities available from the FSA, including farm loan programs, loans for agricultural storage facilities, and marketing assistance loans.
Anyone requiring accommodation to attend one of these webinars is advised to contact Lynnette Wright at 315-477-6309 or email [email protected], at least one day prior to the event. ‘event.
People can also contact Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.
The FSA offers programs and loans to help farmers provide food, fuel and fiber to millions of people around the world. FSA New York staff are working to make sure farmers have the information they need to participate in federally funded farm programs. The programs administered by the FSA benefit all Americans by ensuring the stability of our agricultural producers, thereby helping to ensure a safe, abundant and affordable supply of food and fiber, according to the FSA’s announcement.