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FSA Committee Elections Begin
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Wednesday, November 07, 2012 3:27 PM

Ballots were mailed beginning Nov. 5 to eligible voters for the Belmont/Monroe Farm Service Agency County Committee election. Farm owners and operators are eligible to vote in FSA elections. The areas up for election this year are in Monroe County. Local Administrative Area (LAA) 1 includes the townships of Malaga, Sunsbury, Switzerland, Adams and Salem. LLA 2 includes the townships of Green, Ohio, Lee, Jackson, Perry, Benton, Washington and Bethel.

The slate of nominees for LLA 1 includes incumbent Charles Schaefer. Write-in candidates must be willing to serve and be an eligible voter in the LAA they are nominated to represent. Charles lives in Sunsbury Township with his wife Linda. They own a 215 acre farm. Charles is a retired dairy farmer and currently raises dairy steers and heifers as well as hay. He is a past Monroe Soil and Water District Board member and was on the State Soil and Water Board of Directors. He is currently a Monroe County Farm Bureau member and on the Monroe County Fair Board.


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