Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension to host free webinar on disaster relief
Farmers and landowners seeking information on federal disaster relief and risk management programs are encouraged to tune in to a free ZOOM webinar hosted by Fort Valley State’s Cooperative Extension Program September 21.
From noon-1:30 p.m., Disaster Programs and Risk Management Programs will be simulcast on FaceBook live (facebook.com/pg/FVSUCAFST/videos). To register for the event, visit bit.ly/fvsuag-disaster-risk-management-202109.
Stinson Troutman, FVSU Extension agent for Irwin County and moderator for the event, said the information discussed will help growers stay abreast on the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs.
“The purpose of this ZOOM webinar is to inform growers on disaster and risk management programs being offered by the USDA,” Troutman said.
A few topics scheduled for discussion include general crop insurance and Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Programs. Representatives from the USDA and FSA will make presentations.
Additionally, Troutman said growers will learn about financial assistance programs designed to help farmers improve their operations.
For more information and to register for the event, contact Leon Porter, FVSU Extension agent for Houston County at (478) 235-8697 or (email@example.com).