PRESS RELEASE: CARROLLTON, MO –The Carroll County MU Extension Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) will host a joint meeting to explain crop provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill. The meeting will take place Thursday, February 20, 2020, starting at 9:00 a.m., at the Carroll County MU Extension Office across the road from KMZU in Carrollton. This meeting is open to the public and will conclude by noon.

The 2018 Farm Bill has several changes that FSA, NRCS, and MU Extension would like to discuss with local producers. At the meeting, Makayla Schniedermeyer, FSA County Executive Director, will provide an overview of ARC/PLC Program changes. David Johnson, NRCS District Conservationist, will provide information about EQIP, CSP and other programs. Mary Sobba, Field Specialist in Agriculture Business for MU Extension, will provide information on Decision Support Tools for choosing between ARC or PLC.

To RSVP, questions, or special accommodations, please call the Carroll County Extension Office at 660-542-1792 or email Tracie Moore, County Engagement Specialist in Agriculture and Environment at [email protected] You may also register online at https://extension2.missouri.edu/events/farm-bill-meeting-in-carroll-county

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