FSA Weekly Report 8/12

FSA Weekly Report 8/12

August 12, 2021 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com

Polk County, MN – Gary Schommer gave the weekly FSA Report on Thursday, August 12th. The first topic covered was the farm loan programs. With direct and indirect loans, the areas covered by the Polk County office has kept the office busy.

This time of year the office is also busy with scheduling meetings with borrowers of all ages for collateral and crop inspections. These visits involve learning what the funds are going toward and what has been done with the agricultural youth projects. Schommer also shares updates on the continuing drought.

With changes and new programs in FSA, farmers.gov has updates on the drought and the effects of COVID-19.