Santa Barbara County Thomas Fire Grower Assistance Appointments on January 5, 2018

  • Jan 03, 2018

The Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner’s Office is hosting a Thomas Fire Grower Assistance Workshop on January 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The workshop will take place at the Carpinteria City Council Chambers located at 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria.

Representatives from various agencies will be available to speak with individual growers to determine which programs best suit their needs. To schedule an appointment, call 805.681.5600. Participating agencies include:

  • USDA Farm Service Agency
  • National Resource Conservation Services
  • Employment Development Department
  • University of California Cooperative Extension
  • Carpinteria Water District
  • Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

In addition, the Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner's Office is responsible for collecting confidential loss report information for natural disasters that affect agriculture. That information is used by other local, state, and federal agencies to provide services, such as recovery assistance, to the agricultural community. If you were affected by the Thomas Fire, please complete an Agricultural Disaster Loss Survey Form as soon as possible and email it to thomasfire@agcommissioner.com. All information provided is confidential and will be compiled into a single report.

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