USDA hosting Farm Bill meetings in 23 Montana communities

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

BOZEMAN – 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.

Local Montana Farm Bill Meetings:

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

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 www.fsa.usda.gov/mt and www.farmers.gov.

      



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