On Nov. 27, 2019, Gov. Greg Abbott extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. This extension covers Aransas, Austin, Bee, Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Fort Bend, Galveston, Goliad, Gonzales, Harris, Jackson, Jefferson, Jim Wells, Karnes, Kleberg, Lavaca, Liberty, Live Oak, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency

The Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) provides assistance to eligible producers for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather, disease and attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the federal government or protected by federal law.

LIP compensates livestock … Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott declared on Nov. 8, 2019, a threat of imminent disaster in 53 Texas counties due to exceptional drought conditions. Covered in the declaration are Bandera, Blanco, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett, Dimmit, Eastland, Edwards, Fisher, Frio, Glasscock, … Read More

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 19 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent weather events may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

These natural disaster designations allow FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit … Read More

After a natural disaster, taxpayers may need records to help them prove their disaster-related losses. This may be for tax purposes, getting federal assistance or insurance reimbursement. In many cases, these records may have been destroyed in the disaster. However, not all hope is lost as people can often reconstruct … Read More

Source: USDA FSA | Oct. 22, 2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 25 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

The Texas counties … Read More

Gov. Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for 16 Texas counties as a result of severe weather and tornadoes sustained across Texas. In addition to providing any and all state resources to local officials, this declaration will waive certain regulations, allowing utility companies to bring in out-of-state resources to … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | Oct. 10, 2019

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 15 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baylor, Bell, Callahan, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jones, Knox, Milam, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Taylor, Throckmorton, and Williamson counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may … Read More

A Presidential Disaster Declaration has been granted for six counties in the Gulf Coast region that sustained severe flooding that caused widespread damage. The declaration provides individual assistance for those in Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, and Orange counties, which includes up to $35,500 per household for damages sustained during … Read More

If you’re looking for hay or grazing or have hay or grazing to offer, you’ve got two resources to help you connect with other producers. The Texas Department of Agriculture’s Hay Hotline helps connect buyers and sellers of forage and grazing land. Listing is free, and you can search … Read More