The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) and Missouri state partner agencies are holding public meetings to discuss flood recovery assistance available for agricultural producers.

The meetings will take place:

July 25, 9:00-11:45 a.m. at the USFWS Big Muddy Refuge Visitor Center, 18500 Brady Lane, Boonville.

Aug. 13, 9:00-11:45 a.m. at the Goppert Community Building, 201 S. Pine Street in Norborne.

Recovery programs and assistance will be presented by: USDA Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Risk Management Agency, and Rural Development. The Missouri Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Soil and Water Program, and the University of Missouri Extension will also be available to present information and answer questions.

If you are not able to attend one of the meetings, contact your local USDA Service Center for information. Visit for online disaster recovery assistance information.