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Mon, Dec 18


Garfield Heights Branch Library

Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (USDA)

At this outreach meeting we will have representatives available to explain the USDA discrimination program happening in Ohio area.

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Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (USDA)
Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (USDA)

Time & Location

Dec 18, 2023, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Garfield Heights Branch Library, 5409 Turney Rd, Garfield Heights, OH 44125, USA

About the event

USDA Extends Application Deadline for Discrimination Financial Assistance Program to January 13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is extending the deadline for the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program to January 13, 2024, to give eligible farmers, ranchers and forest landowners more time to apply for assistance. The original deadline was October 31, 2023.

This deadline extension is responsive to feedback from potential applicants, nongovernmental program administrators and community-based organizations working closely with USDA to inform and assist eligible individuals. The new deadline will allow more time to reach and help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners through direct, no-cost technical assistance and training sessions. The extension will also ensure everyone has adequate time to apply, including producers whose harvest season falls during the original application period.

“USDA knows it must earn the trust of the farmers, ranchers and forest landowners who are eligible for this program. That makes transparency in the administration of the Discrimination Financial Assistance Program crucial,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “In that spirit, after receiving feedback from organizations that have been supporting producers throughout the application process, we have made the decision to extend the deadline. We believe this is the appropriate action to take to ensure all eligible individuals wishing to apply are adequately informed about the program and have the opportunity to receive any necessary assistance.”


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