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Farm Service committee members chosen by election

Ballots in the Cabarrus-Mecklenburg Farm Service Agency (FSA) were counted and David Houston was elected to the County Committee as a regular member.

Roy Grier was elected as a first alternate from Local Administrative Area 2. Eddie Moose was elected to the County Committee as a regular member. Louis Suther was elected as a first alternate and John P. Cline was elected as a second alternate to the County Committee from Local Administrative Area 4. The new members begin their terms Jan. 1 and were elected for three-year terms.

The Cabarrus-Mecklenburg FSA committee is a vital link in the effective administration of farm programs, in full accordance with the regulations, for ensuring farmer understanding and wide program participation, for seeing that the county office operations are farmer oriented and that farmers receive quality service, while giving balanced attention to all programs and carrying out their responsibilities effectively, efficiently and impartially.

Producers and any socially disadvantaged individual or group are encouraged to contact the Cabarrus-Mecklenburg FSA for additional details. Cabarrus County producers should call 704-788-2107, ext. 2, or visit the FSA Web site, www.fsa.usda.gov.

The office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communications of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact the USDA’s TARGET CENTER at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 300 7th Street SW, Suite 400, Stop Code 9430, Washington, D.C. 20250 or call 1-866-632-9992 (voice or TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Special accommodations will be made upon request for individuals with disabilities, vision impairment, or hearing impairment. If accommodations are required, please call Turner Morrison at 704 -788-2107, ext. 2, or 704-333-0023.

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