Preparing Fruit Growers for Disaster Relief Loans
Date: October 23, 2012
Time: 2-5 p.m.
Location: Pentwater Friendship Center, 402 E. Park St., Pentwater, MI 49449
Contact: Kathy Walicki, 231-873-2129
Commercial fruit producers will learn how to apply for the 1 percent Michigan emergency loan program and the Farm Service Agency emergency loan program.
Featuring the following speakers and topics:
- Nicole Phillips, Farm Loan Officer, USDA, Farm Service Agency Big Rapids
Explanation of NAP -- the Noninsured Assistance Program -- payment calculations and tart cherry payments
- Beth Saxton, FSA Scottville
Dealing with stress and depression
- Speaker TBA
Tools for preparing growers for loan applications
- Curtis Talley Jr., Farm Management Educator, MSU Extension
Preparing to meet with your lender: What documents, forms, and information do you need to apply?
- Henry Hoekstra, Senior Financial Services Officer, GreenStone Farm Credit Services, Hart
The Pentwater Friendship Center is located at 402 E.Park St.behind the library.