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JULY 6, 2011 THE PRESS PAGE 5 Walsh County Farmers Now Eligible for USDA Disaster Emergency Loans PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Walsh County farmers, this means Tongen said farmers who Farmers in Walsh County who the deadline for applications to be suffered a qualifying production suffered physical and production losses because of flooding that occurred March 16, 2011, through May 25, 2011, may now apply for Farm Service Agency Emergency Loans, Farm Loan Manager Donald Tongen said today. Walsh County is eligible to make EM loans because it is bordering a county in Minnesota that was designated a major disaster area. The time allowed to file loan applications is eight months. For filed is January 24, 2012. Although the authority for Emergency Loan processing has been given, all potential EM loan applicants must be aware that they will be unable to complete an application for loan processing until after all information for their farm operation pertaining to actual physical and production losses, disaster payments, to crop insurance benefits, and to any other crop production compensation is available and can be documented. loss of at least 30 percent from normal and are unable to get credit elsewhere, may apply for reduced interest loans to cover up to 100 percent of their losses. The loans carry a 3.75 percent interest rate. To qualify for physical losses, there does not have to be a qualifying loss amount. Farmers who think they are eligible may apply tbr assistance at the FSA County Office at Park River, ND. Walsh County FSA seeks nominations PARK RIVER, N.D. -- Nominations are currently being accepted by the Walsh County Fama Service Agency (FSA) from eligible farmers and landowners who would like their name to be listed on the election ballot for this December's County Committee election. FSA County Committees represent farmers in their local communities and make decisions on crop bases and yields, commodity loans, conservation programs, disaster payments and other federal farm assistance programs. "It is very important that producers become involved in this local election process," says Kristi Brintnell, FSA County Executive Director. "The positions available on the County Committees are the direct link between the voice of the farmer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Their main purpose is to make certain that viewpoints and issues are understood and considered in decision making." Nomination forms are available from the FSA office. Individuals may nominate themselves or another individual, but that person must also sign the nominating petition. Nomination forms have to be returned to the. county office by August 1, 2011. Election ballots will be mailed to eligible voters in late November and must be returned to FSA by December 5, 2011. Elected members and alternates will take office January 1,2012 for a three-year term. For election purposes, the county is divided into three election districts. Each district holds an election once every three years. This year, elections will be held in the townships of Lampton, Dundee, Golden, Kensington, Norton, Vernon, Rush fred, Cleveland, Medford, and Eden Townships. Eric Meberg," the current COC member representing these townships in Local Administrative area (LAA) district 2, will not be running for re- election as he has served his term limit. Minority and female farmers are strongly encouraged to take part in this important nomination process. A COC election informational meeting will be held on June 24. July 8, and July 22 at 9:00 a.m. at the FSA Office in Park River for interested individuals. For more information on the County Committee election process, please contact the Walsh County FSA office at 701-284- 7771 ext 2. J Walsh County suffers wet weather woes Above: These pinto beans sit in a field of water east of Park River, Well over two inches of rain has fallen in the areh in the last weeks.Right: M V Collette Farms of Grafton were busy hilling potatoes west of Grafton early the afternoon of June 21 before the rains hit. ,) Urgent news for DIABETICS with BLADDER CANCER Hospital Administrator/Chief Executive Search The Ashley Medical Center, a not-for-profit health care system, is currently searching for an experienced individual for the position of Ad- ministrator/Chief Executive Officer. Ashley Medical Center is a 20 bed Critical Access Hospital, with an attached 44 bed SNF; Home Health and Hospice; two rural health clinics; and 37 apartments. A Masters or a Bachelors Degree in a Health Care field with 3 + years of experience in Senior Healthcare Management is required. Duties will include plan- ning, directing coordinating and supervising the delivery of healthcare. Leadership skills, tact, diplomacy, flexibility and communication skills are essential. Must be eligible for ND LTC ADmin- /-SHLEY istrator's license. Resumes should be sent no //-/--= D later than September 1, 2011. Anticipated start ICAL date of December 1, 2011. Send resume to HR, /J.P" []ENTER Ashley Medical Center, PC Box 450, Ashley, NO 58413. EOE .,.,4,,,x/..-,,.',.,,/,.'.,.. r.,,, The diabetes drug, ACTOS, has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer. 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