Ballots for the 2011 Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee election will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4. The Local Administrative Area (LAA-1) that is up for election this year includes the townships of Harrison, Wyoming, Dupont, Helvetia, Union, St. Lawrence, Little Wolf and Royalton.
December 5 is the last day for voters to submit ballots in person to the Waupaca County USDA Service Center. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than Dec. 5.
Eligible voters who do not receive a ballot can obtain ballots at the Waupaca County Farm Service Agency or call 715-258-7162 with any questions.
Committee members apply their knowledge and judgment to make decisions on disaster and conservation payments, establishment of allotments and yields, producer appeals, employing FSA county executive directors and other local issues. The newly elected committee member and alternates take office Jan. 1, 2012.