ATHENS, Ga. (WALB) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) information sessions will be coming to South Georgia.

The USDA will be hosting three information sessions. Agricultural producers are asked to attend one of the sessions to learn about the Capital assistance options available to start, expand or enhance an agricultural operation.

Information sessions will be held in person. They are free and open to the public.

“It is vital that our producers are aware of the pathways in which the U.S. Department of Agriculture can assist them in meeting their operational goals,” said Georgia State Executive Director Arthur Tripp Jr.

Below are the details for each Farm Loan Information Session:

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Time: 10:00 AMLocation: Dodge Co. Rec Dept., Alco Building, 1027 Dublin Hwy, Eastman, GA 31023

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Time: 2:00 PMLocation: Billy Walker Agricultural Center, 901 GA-206, Douglas, GA 31533

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Time: 10:00 AMLocation: Wayne County Extension Office, 1900 Sunset Boulevard, Jesup, GA 31545

Those with disabilities who require special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact Haylie Haines at (706) 552-2506.

If you have any questions or are planning to attend a session you should email

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