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Farmers, ranchers have voice in farm program


October 17, 2018

Klickitat Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Executive Director Tomy Gertsch today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers in Local Administrative Area (LAA) 1, the area east of Rock Creek, for the 2018 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 3, 2018, to ensure that their vote is counted.

“County committee members represent the farmers and ranchers in our community,” said Gertsch. “Producers elected to these committees have always played a vital role in local agricultural decisions. It is a valued partnership that helps us bette...

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