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Montana FSA: USDA Hosting Farm Bill Meetings In 23 Montana Communities

Learn about changes to the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs

 

October 23, 2019 | View PDF



BOZEMAN, Montana – October 17, 2019 - USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in partnership with Montana State University (MSU) today announced the schedule of 23 informational Farm Bill meetings across Montana in October and early November 2019.

USDA and MSU are conducting the meetings to inform Montana agricultural producers about FSA's Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs authorized by the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bills. Attendees can learn about program changes and ARC or PLC election and enrollment options. The meetings are expected to range from two to three hours in duration.

“Montana ag producers are invited to a meeting in their area to learn more about their election and enrollment options under these important programs,” Montana FSA State Executive Director Mike Foster said.

Montana Farm Bill Meetings:

• Oct. 21, Billings, 10 a.m., Big Horn Resort (1801 Majestic Lane)

• Oct. 21, Shelby, 1 p.m., Coyote Club & Event Center (137 Main Street)

• Oct. 21, Hardin, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Volunteer Fire Dept. (1204 North Custer Avenue)

• Oct. 22, Choteau, 8 a.m., Stage Stop Inn (1005 Main Avenue North)

• Oct. 22, Miles City, 10 a.m., Miles City Community College, Room 216 (2715 Dickinson Street)

• Oct. 22, Great Falls, 1 p.m., Family Living Center, State Fairgrounds (400 3rd Street NW)

• Oct. 23, Fort Benton, 7 p.m., Fort Benton Elementary School (1406 Franklin Street)

• Oct. 23, Havre, 1 p.m., Havre High School Auditorium (900 18th St.)

• Oct. 23, Ronan, 1 p.m., Lake County Community Development Corporation Conference Room (407 Main Street SW)

• Oct. 24, Malta, 8 a.m., Phillips County Library (10 South 4th Street East)

• Oct. 24, Scobey, 1:30 p.m., Scobey Schools Common Room/Lunch Room (205 2nd Avenue East)

• Oct. 24, Glasgow, 1 p.m., Cottonwood Inn (54250 US Hwy 2)

• Oct. 24, Dillon, 1 p.m. USDA Forest Service Conference Room (420 Barrett Street)

• Oct. 25, Circle, 8 a.m., McCone County Fairgrounds Kitchen/Community Room (14 Fairgrounds Road)

• Oct. 25, Bozeman, 9 a.m., USDA Service Center Forest Service Training Room (3710 West Fallon Street, Suite C)

• Oct. 25, Jordan, 1 p.m., Jordan Library (208 Main Street)

• Oct. 28, Harlowton, 10 a.m., Faith Chapel Basement (601 Pritchard NW)

• Oct. 28, Lewistown, 3:30 p.m. Eagles (124 West Main Street)

• Oct. 29, Baker, 10 a.m., Thee Garage (19 West Montana Avenue)

• Oct. 29, Glendive, 3 p.m., Courthouse Community Room (207 West Bell Street)

• Oct. 31, Culbertson, 9:30 a.m., American Legion (115 2nd Ave. East)

• Nov. 5, Townsend, 9 a.m., 4-H Building, Townsend Fairgrounds (189 US Hwy 12E)

• Nov. 5, Browning, 1 p.m., Tribal Conference Room, Blackfeet Headquarters (640 All Chiefs Road)

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact Jennifer Cole at jennifer.cole@usda.gov and/or 406-654-1333, ext. 117 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 at least two workdays prior to the meeting date.

For more information about a meeting, please contact your local FSA office. Visit Montana FSA online at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/mt and http://www.farmers.gov.

 

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