Farm Service Agency Program Updates for Greenville and Pickens Counties, SC - Crop Acreage Reporting Deadline - July 15th

June 25, 2019


Greenville and Pickens FSA County Office Updates

Greenville and Pickens FSA County Office

301 University Ridge, Suite 4700 Greenville, SC  29601

Phone: 864-920-6407
Fax: 855-589-8995

County Executive Director: Glenn Thomas

Acting Farm Loan Manager:    Braden Iusti

Program Technicians:

Marina Pariente, Lead FP PT
Kelly Moon, FLP PT

County Committee:

James A. Scott, III, Chairperson Jeff Pepper
Rocky Burdett
Margaret Harrison, COC Advisor

Next County Committee Meeting:  To Be Announced

Nominations Open for the 2019 County Committee Elections

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages all farmers, ranchers, and FSA program participants to take part in the Greenville and Pickens FSA County Committee election nomination process.

FSA’s county committees are a critical component of the day-to-day operations of FSA and allow grassroots input and local administration of federal farm programs. Committees are comprised of locally elected agricultural producers responsible for the fair and equitable administration of FSA farm programs in their counties. Committee members are accountable to the Secretary of Agriculture. If elected, members become part of a local decision making and farm program delivery process.

A county committee is composed of three to 11 elected members from local administrative areas (LAA). Each member serves a three-year term. One-third of the seats on these committees are open for election each year.

The 2019 election for Greenville and Pickens FSA County Committee will be conducted for the representative for Local Administrative Area (LAA #3) which includes all of Greenville County  located above interstate 85Mr. Rocky Burdett, Jr. of Marietta, currently serves in this position representing LAA #3.

County committees may have an appointed advisor to further represent the local interests of underserved farmers and ranchers. Underserved producers are beginning, women and other minority farmers and ranchers and landowners and/or operators who have limited resources.

All nomination forms for the 2019 election must be postmarked or received in the local USDA service center by August 1, 2019. For more information on FSA county committee elections and appointments, refer to the FSA fact sheet: