Cimarron County FSA Committee
Ballots for the FSA County Committee election were mailed out November 4 th to producers living in Local Administrative Area #1 (LAA #1). LAA #1 is an area approximately described as; beginning from the town square go east 9 miles, then north 18 miles to the Colorado State line, beginning once again from the town square go 9 miles west, then south 16 miles to the Texas State line, the area north and west of this line as described is considered as LAA #1.
Producers have until December 5 th to return ballots to the FSA office to be counted for the election. For a ballot to be valid it must be either received in the Cimarron County Office or postmarked no later that December 5 th . If you are located in LAA #1 and did not receive a ballot in the mail, you can stop by the FSA Office and pick one up. By submitting a ballot you are taking the opportunity to have a voice in electing our officials for the Cimarron County Committee. The nominees for the County Committee are Robert S Gayler and John Patrick Bourk. The Elected County Committee member and County Committee alternate will take office on January 1 st , 2006 .
If you receive a newsletter from the FSA Office chances are that you are an eligible voter. Anyone who meets the requirements in items 1 or 2, plus item 3 is eligible to vote. 1) Be of legal voting age and have an interest in a farm or ranch as one of the following: - an owner, operator, tenant, or sharecropper or - a partner in a general partnership or member of a joint venture that has an interest in a farm as an owner, operator, tenant, or sharecropper. 2) Not of legal voting age, but supervises and conducts the farm operations on an entire farm. 3) Eligible to participate in any FSA program that is provided by law, regardless of the status of funding.
Tree Establishment and Care Seminar
The Cimarron County Conservation District and Boise City NRCS Field Office will sponsor a Tree Establishment and Care Seminar Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.- 12 noon at the District office, located at 210 S. Cimarron, Boise City. Michael Barrick, USDA State Forester, will demonstrate tree care and pruning. Information from Mr. Barrick will be provided, on farm, livestock, and wildlife windbreak species, planning and design. Tree species for Cimarron County rural and urban areas will be discussed. Also on the agenda is a presentation of insects and diseases that will affect your plantings and the necessary measures to be rid of the pests. We are looking forward to Mr. Barrick assisting Cimarron County in tree selection, care, andsurvival. Trees are a precious commodity in our area and expertise to help in their survival is needed. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
For more information or to reserve a place, contact the Cimarron County Conservation District 544-3048.
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