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Local producer elected to FSA committee

 


Larry Williams of Goldendale has recently been elected to the Farm Service Agency Klickitat County Committee. He will help direct and implement federal farm programs for the next three years.

“The County Committee system is unique in the federal government,” said Virginia Amidon, County Executive Director. “Larry is going to be a local voice for farmers and ranchers.”

The three-to-five person committees are the place that producers can appeal most agency decisions. Committees also make decisions helping to determine program payments. The committees meet approximately eight times a year.

The committees have a hand in all of FSA’s programs. These include insurance-like program...



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