The nomination period for the Grayson County FSA county committee began on June 15, 2016. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Grayson County FSA office by close of business on Aug. 1, 2016.
County Committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level.
To be eligible to serve on the FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in an agency administered program, be eligible to vote in a county committee election and reside in the Local Administrative Area (LAA) where he or she is nominated. All producers, including women, minority, and beginning farmers and ranchers are encouraged to participate in the nomination and election process.
This year, nominations and elections will be held in LAA 1, which includes all farms west of the following line: Beginning at the point where hwy 920 enters Grayson County at its northern boundary, south with hwy 920 to intersection with hwy 720 at Tar Hill, east with hwy 720 to intersection with hwy 62, west with hwy 62 to intersection with hwy 2744 (Crow Hollow Road), south with hwy 2744 to intersection with WK prkwy, west with WK Prkwy to intersection with hwy 88, south with hwy 88 to intersection with hwy 226 at Peonia, west with hwy 226 to intersection with hwy 259 at Meredith, south with hwy 259 to Grayson County line—and East of the following line: Beginning at the point where hwy 187 enters Grayson County at its southern boundary, north with hwy 187 to intersection with hwy 62, west with hwy 62 to intersection with hwy 2193 (Kefauver Road), at Millwood, north with hwy 2193 to intersection with hwy 54, west with hwy 54 to intersection with hwy 631, north with hwy 631 to intersection with hwy 2196 at Duff, thence a line due north across the northern boundary of Grayson County.
Producers may nominate themselves or others as candidates. Organizations representing minority and women farmers and ranchers may also nominate candidates. To become a nominee, eligible individuals must sign form FSA-669A. The form and more information about county committee elections are available online at: www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.