AID SIGN-UP DEADLINE EXTENDED
after FFVAs Marketing & Membership Division mailed its Jan. 31 Bulletin
advising Members of a Feb. 2 deadline to apply for federal hurricane disaster
assistance, USDA extended the deadline until March 30.
Farm Service Agencys 2005 Hurricane Fruit and Vegetable Program provides
financial assistance to producers who suffered crop production losses, including
clean-up costs, resulting from hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia, Rita or Wilma.
additional information, Producer Members may refer to the Bulletin they received,
or access it online under Publications at www.ffva.com. If you have
additional questions, contact Danny Raulerson, director of the Marketing &
Membership Division, at (321) 214-5200.
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