Programs available to assist forage and livestock losses

Smith, Ron
June 2011
Southwest Farm Press;6/2/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to assist farmers and ranchers suffering from drought or wildfires in Texas. FSA has authorized the emergency grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acreage in 27 Texas counties and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) for livestock producers. Details regarding the eligibility for the CRP and the LFP are also discussed.


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