SD FSA schedules public meetings for farmers & ranchers


USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) yesterday announced that Craig Schaunaman, State Executive Director for South Dakota FSA and members of his management team have scheduled public meetings in the following counties at the dates and locations specified below.

Jerauld County on January 23rd at 1:30 pm at the Ag Building (4-H Building) in Wessington Springs

Jackson County on January 24th at 11:00 am at Club 27 in Kadoka

Harding County on January 25th at 9:30 am at the Lions Civic Center in Buffalo

Campbell County on January 26th at 10:00 am at the Community Center in Mound City

FSA’s public meetings will be the only meetings held to take public comment on USDA’s proposed office consolidation plan in which the Campbell, Harding, Jackson, and Jerauld FSA county offices are being considered for consolidation. Producers can also provide written comment by emailing or sending written comment to Craig Schaunaman, State Executive Director at South Dakota Farm Service Agency, 200 4th Street SW, Huron, SD 57350 no later than February 6, 2012.

All public comments will be taken into full consideration prior to development or implementation of a final consolidation plan.

For more information, contact South Dakota Farm Service Agency at (605) 352-1160.

Source: USDA FSA