Now, in accordance with federal guidance, USDA is
beginning a phased approach to reopening offices to in-person
visitors, including its USDA Service Centers that deliver important
programs to farmers and ranchers. These reopening procedures have
been developed to maximize the safety of USDA employees and the
agricultural producers who rely on USDA programs and services.
The reopening status of USDA Service Centers across Illinois is
different depending on local conditions. At this time, Service
Centers are not able to accept visitors, and agricultural producers
should still call their local Service Center to schedule an
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Once Service Centers are able to have visitors,
USDA’s Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation
Service will send shared information via email, updates to
farmers.gov/coronavirus, and other communications vehicles.
[USDA Farm Service Agency]