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UF/IFAS Pasco Extension to Host Disaster Assistance Session Oct. 12

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on October 10, 2017

Town Hall will help farmers/ranchers with Hurricane Irma disaster assistance

The UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service is hosting an informational session on Thursday, October 12, 2017 with officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), the  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Senator Bill Nelson’s office.

This town hall-style meeting will offer individual sessions and a question and answer segment for farmers and producers to get information about Hurricane Irma disaster aid and claims.

“This is an excellent opportunity for farmers and ranchers to get the assistance they need in getting their operations running again,” said Dr. Whitney Elmore, Pasco County Extension Director.

WHAT:       Disaster Assistance Informational Session for Farmers/Ranchers

WHERE:     UF/IFAS Pasco County Cooperative Extension Office, 36702 S.R. 52, Dade City, FL 34691

WHEN:        Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

A Spanish translator will be available and refreshments will be served.

The Pasco County Cooperative Extension Service assists Pasco County residents by developing and delivering practical, educational programs in environmental horticulture; sustainable agriculture; 4‑H and youth development; and family and consumer sciences.  For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit our website: or call us at 352.518.0156.