BANGOR — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency plans to present a webinar on the Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9.

This webinar is for operators in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The organization aids businesses that suffered a gross revenue loss of at least 10% from Jan. 1 through Dec. 1, 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.

The agency is accepting applications for the program through Oct. 15. Loggers and truckers can apply by working directly with the agency office at their local USDA Service Center. Visit to find a local office.

Representatives from FSA in the northeast will present a webinar on this program, eligibility requirements, and how to sign up.

The webinar is free, but registration is required. The webinar will be recorded, and a link to the recording will be sent to all who register.

To register, visit

Those who need an accommodation to participate in this webinar can contact Mary Anne Coffin at 207-990-9140, or [email protected], by Tuesday, Sept. 7. People also can call Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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