Nearly $2B available for farmers hit by hurricanes, wildfires

· July 16, 2018

Producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continues through November 16, 2018. “Hurricanes and wildfires caused billions of dollars in losses to America’s farmers last year. Our objective is to get relief funds into the […]

USDA expands funding for farmers struck by disaster in 2017

· May 2, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced new details on eligibility for a new disaster program, the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP). In total, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will deploy up to $2.36 billion that Congress appropriated through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to help producers with recovery of […]

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