March 2022

FSA & NRCS Application Challenges Meeting with Congressman Thompson

The Sonoma County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and other key members hosted Congressman Thompson to voice their concerns over the current challenges many Sonoma County Farm Bureau members are facing while applying for FSA and NRCS grants. Sonoma County Farm Bureau Directors and members gave testimonials describing their poor experiences with the Petaluma FSA office. Directors and members present at the meeting with Congressman Thompson were able to share their ideas on how to improve the application processes at the FSA and NRCS offices to make receiving the grant money allocated for farmers, ranchers, and growers more easily accessible.