TSCRA is committed to supporting ranchers impacted by the ongoing drought and devastating wildfires. The below collection of links and resources is provided as a service to our members and neighbors.
TSCRA Disaster Relief Fund
TSCRA’s Disaster Relief Fund provides financial assistance to ranchers in Texas and Oklahoma who are victims of a natural disaster and consequentially are financially needy or otherwise distressed. Assistance funds are designated for damage that occurred in disaster counties as declared by Texas. Producers must submit applications within 60 days of when the damage took place.
Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) – for death or injury of livestock because of extreme heat or wildfires.
Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) – for grazing losses.
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP) – for feed losses and transportation costs for feed and water.
Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) – for help with damages to fences and conservation structures after disasters as well as implementing water conservation measures during severe drought.
Emergency Haying and Grazing – for Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres.
Texas Department of Agriculture Hay Hotline – for those buying and selling hay or leasing grazing land.