Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
    
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


USDA Designates Five Oklahoma Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Wed, 18 Sep 2019 12:42:20 CDT

USDA Designates Five Oklahoma Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Comanche, Cotton, Jackson, Kiowa, and Tillman counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.



This natural disaster designation allows FSA to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters. Emergency loans can be used to meet various recovery needs including the replacement of essential items such as equipment or livestock, reorganization of a farming operation or the refinance of certain debts.



Producers in the contiguous Oklahoma counties of Beckham, Caddo, Grady, Greer, Harmon, Jefferson, Stephens, and Washita, along with Clay, Hardeman, Wichita, and Wilbarger counties in Texas, are also eligible to apply for emergency loans.



The deadline to apply for these emergency loans is May 11, 2020.



FSA will review the loans based on the extent of losses, security available and repayment ability.



FSA has a variety of additional programs to help farmers recover from the impacts of this disaster. FSA programs that do not require a disaster declaration include: Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program; Emergency Conservation Program; Livestock Forage Disaster Program; Livestock Indemnity Program; Operating and Farm Ownership Loans; and the Tree Assistance Program.



Farmers may contact their local USDA service center for further information on eligibility requirements and application procedures for these and other programs. Additional information is also available online at farmers.gov/recover.



Source - USDA




   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Oklahoma Grain Elevator Cash Bids as of 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:13:00 CST
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Market Wrap-Up with Justin Lewis  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 14:48:11 CST
  • Coming Trade Schools To Encourage Farmers, Others to Become Trade Champions   Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:33:12 CST
  • 7 Steps to Creating a Successful Ranch Management Plan  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:45:37 CST
  • John Deere Earns a Pair of AE50 Awards for Its Latest Ag Innovations   Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:35:28 CST
  • Tuesday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:24:21 CST
  • Steers and Heifers Steady to Higher, Heavy Weight Steers Lower at Joplin Regional on Monday  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:27:19 CST
  • Even With Growing Meat Supplies- Demand Has Stayed Strong as a New Decade Arrives  Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:10:26 CST
  • Dr. Glenn Selk on Signs of Impending Calving in Cows or Heifers   Tue, 21 Jan 2020 16:44:31 CST

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma City Farm Show KIS FUTURES, INC. Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2020 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.