USDA Designates Three Texas Counties as Primary Natural Disaster AreasWed, 07 Jul 2021 08:01:39 CDT
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. 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. FSA will review the loans based on the extent of losses, security available and repayment ability.
Impacted Area: Texas
Triggering Disaster: A winter storm, blizzard, snow, ice and high winds that occurred from Feb. 10 through Feb. 19, 2021.
Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2022
Primary Counties Eligible: Clay, Coleman and Jack
Contiguous Counties Also Eligible:
Texas: Archer, Brown, Callahan, Concho, McCulloch, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Runnels, Taylor, Wichita, Wise and Young
Oklahoma: Cotton and Jefferson
On farmers.gov, the Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool, Disaster-at-a-Glance fact sheet, and Farm Loan Discovery Tool can help you determine program or loan options. To file a Notice of Loss or to ask questions about available programs, contact your local USDA Service Center.
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