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Public invited to USDA Community Meeting on Wed., April 2

CHARLO The public is invited to attend a USDA Community Meeting scheduled on Wednesday, April 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Leon Community Hall.

Dinner will be provided at 5 p.m. followed by USDA updates on the Agricultural Act of 2014 better known as the 2014 Farm Bill. Tribal Lands staff will be on site to answer questions about Tribal leasing opportunities and will be giving away a mineral tub as a door prize.

The meeting is hosted by the USDA State Food and Agriculture Council - Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Rural Development (RD) in partnership with the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) and Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes (CSKT).

For questions or more information, contact Anita Matt (CSKT Tribal Lands Department) at (406) 675-2700, ext. 1266 or Jennifer Cole (USDA Farm Service Agency) at 406.587.6786 or jennifer.cole@mt.usda.gov. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact Jennifer Cole at (406) 587-6786 or jennifer.cole@mt.usda.gov or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service), (800) 877-8339 (Local or Federal relay), (866) 377-8642 (Relay voice users).

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