Alaska Farm Bureau News
Important Updates
July 2016

I wanted to pass on some information on a job opportunity and county committee elections for FSA and a public meeting this week with Department of Natural Resources on Southern Peninsula Land Sales.
None of the state land in the Homer/Anchor Point area is designated for ag land sales.  If you're interested in land on the Southern Kenai Peninsula, stop on by and ask why!  Information on this meeting is below.

Public Meeting Regarding State Land Sales South of Anchor Point
 P U B L I C       A N N O U N C E M E N T 
The Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting in Anchor Point on Wednesday, July 13th. DNR will offer and receive information on potential future state land sales currently proposed south of Anchor Point. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce, 34175 Sterling Highway. For more information, please contact DNR at 907-269-8594 or the Chamber at 235-2600
Direct contact: Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mining, Land and Water, Land Sales Section
John W. Thomas, Adjudicator, 907-269-8591,
for general state land sale information.
FSA Job Opening at Delta Junction, Alaska
Alaska State Farm Service Agency is currently advertising for a permanent full-time Loan Assistant/Specialist (Agricultural) vacancy located in the Northern Service Center in Delta Junction, Alaska.  

The vacancy is being advertised under Job Announcements FSA-16-0979-AK-LF, FSA-16-0980-AK-LF, FSA-16-0982-AK-LF, FSA-16-0983-AK-LF and FSA-16-0984-AK-LF.  

Applicants wishing to be considered for all announcements must submit separate and complete application packages for each vacancy announcement.  

The closing date is July 20, 2016.  Please go to the Federal Government's Official Job site USAjobs to view this vacancy announcement
We are looking for applicants with a passion for helping Alaska farmers succeed, and an interest in working with a great team of USDA professionals.  For more information on Alaska Farm Service Agency, please see our website
FSA Northern County Committee Elections

Alaska Farm Service Agency is seeking nominations for the Northern County FSA Committee.  Each year the agriculture producers served by the Farm Service Agency have an opportunity to nominate and elect a person from their Local Administrative Area (LAA) to represent them on the local County Committee.  This year, LAA-1 will be conducting elections.
LAA-1 encompasses the following areas:  North Slope, Northwest Arctic, Yukon-Koyukuk and Nome Census areas, as well as the Denali and Fairbanks North Star Borough.
Last day to submit nominations is August 1, 2016.
More information and the nomination form can be found on the following links:

Best wishes,

Amy Seitz, Executive Director

37075 Nicholas View Lane
Soldotna, AK 99669 

Alaska Farm Bureau
37075 Nicholas View Lane 
Soldotna, AK 99669

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