Loans for losses to crops, trees, livestock, farm land and farm property
The Emergency Loan Program provides loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine. Emergency loan data by state and fiscal year is provided here: click here (PDF, 82 KB, November 22, 2013).
The Disaster Set-Aside Program provides producers who have existing direct loans with FSA who are unable to make the scheduled payments to move up to one full year’s payment to the end of the loan.
Disaster set-aside data by state and fiscal year is provided here: click here (PDF, 61 KB, November 22, 2013).
Assistance is available in counties, or contiguous counties, who have been designated as emergencies by the President, Secretary or FSA Administrator.
Farm land damage
The Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) provides assistance to producers if their land was damaged by a natural disaster and needs conservation practices.
The Tree Assistance Program (TAP) provides cash payments to orchardists and nursery tree growers for qualifying tree losses due to natural disaster in counties declared a disaster by the Secretary of Agriculture. Losses must occur before September 30, 2011.
The Livestock Forage Disaster Assistance Program (LFP) provides cash payments to eligible producers who suffered grazing losses because of drought. It also provides cash payments for fires on federally managed land leased by producers. Losses must occur before September 30, 2011.
The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP)provides cash payments to eligible producers for livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to adverse weather. Losses must occur before September 30, 2011.