Farmers Recovery Center Venue Relocated from Cross City to Fanning Springs

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Farmers Recovery Center

(USDA-FEMA-FL/Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2023) — On Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3:00pm, a Farmers Recovery Center that was originally scheduled at the Dixie County Public Library at 16328 SE US-19 in Cross City will be relocated to the Suwannee River Fair Pavilion at 17851 NW 90th Ave, Fanning Springs. This is to accommodate a larger space due to the interest of the public.

At the Farmers Recovery Center, you can learn about disaster assistance programs available for farmers. You will be able to meet with representatives from USDA Farm Service Agency, USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service, USDA – Rural Development and U.S. Small Business Administration.

This will be held at the currently open Disaster Recovery Center.

Disaster Recovery Centers provide disaster survivors with information from Florida state agencies and federal agencies, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Survivors can get help applying for federal assistance and disaster loans, update applications and learn about other resources available.


There are several centers open in the area impacted by Hurricane Idalia. You do not have to go to a center in your county, you can visit any open center. To find a center close to you, go online to: DRC Locator or, or you can text DRC along with your Zip Code to 43362.

It is not necessary to visit a center. Survivors can apply online at, use the FEMA mobile app or call 800-621-3362. The line is open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET. Help is available in most languages. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA your number for that service. To view an accessible video about how to apply visit: Three Ways to Register for FEMA Disaster Assistance – YouTube.

For the latest information on Florida’s recovery from Hurricane Idalia, visit and Follow FEMA on X, formerly known as Twitter, at and at