USDA Encourages Grower Attendance at WHIP Meetings

Abbey Taylorhurricane, Industry News Release, Weather

hurricanesThe U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency will hold several information sessions in Florida about the Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP). The meetings are the first step in the Hurricane Irma relief package. The USDA is encouraging all growers who wish to participate in WHIP to attend at least one meeting. Below are the dates, times and locations of the meetings.

  • Monday July 2, 2018 at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday July 3, 2018 at the Bert Harris Agricultural Center in Sebring from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday July 3, 2018 at the Dallas Townsend Agricultural Center in LaBelle from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday July 5, 2018 at the USDA/ARS Research Center in Fort Pierce from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Click here to view the agenda for the meetings.

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