BUSINESS

County Committee Election nominations sought

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

ADDIS - Elmo F. LeBeouf III, county executive director for the Farm Service Agency in Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge Parishes reminds farmers and ranchers that 2014 FSA county committee elections period begins on June 16 with the opening of the nomination period. 

Forms can be obtained from your local USDA Service Center or online at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.   

This Iberville County Committee election will be held in Local Administrative Area 3.

LAA 3 includes the area of North Iberville which includes communities of Maringouin, Grosse Tete and Rosedale. 

The West Baton Rouge County Committee election will be held in LAA 2. LAA 2 includes the area of West Baton Rouge South of Hwy 190 West Baton Rouge.

August 1, 2014 is the last day to file nomination forms. 

Ballots will be mailed to eligible voters on November 3, 2014. 

Voted ballots must be returned to the FSA Office by December 8, 2014. 

Newly elected county committee members will take office on January 1, 2015.

Contact the Iberville, Pointe Coupee or West Baton Rouge Parish FSA Office to check voter eligibility.