A meeting will be held on Tuesday June 4, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at the Jefferson County NRCS Office at 1228 Circle Dr, Dandridge, TN to address FSA Election & Programs; FSA Loan Programs; Agriculture Extension Programs and Natural Resource Conservation Programs for socially disadvantaged farmers, beginning farmers and limited resource farmers.

A socially disadvantaged farmer is a member of a socially disadvantaged group whose members have been subject to racial, ethnic, or gender prejudice because of their identity or member of a group without regard to their individual qualities.  Beginning farmers are producers who have been operating a farm for less than 10 years and materially and substantially participate in the operation of the farm.

For more information contact the Jefferson/Sevier/Cocke FSA Office at (865) 397-3151, toll free 855-545-5006 or