USDA Disaster Assistance Workshop for Producers Impacted by Wildfires Set for May 5 in Cambridge
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service Centers in Furnas and Red Willow counties are hosting a disaster assistance workshop on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m. at the Cambridge Public High School gymnasium in Cambridge. The meeting is intended for farmers, ranchers and rural landowners impacted by the recent Road 702 wildfire. The event is open to the public.
Representatives from USDA’s Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Risk Management Agency will present information on the various disaster assistance programs and resources available for farmers, ranchers and rural landowners. Nebraska Extension and local Natural Resources Districts will also be present to provide resource information.
Workshop topics include a review of programs that may be available to assist producers with livestock and crop-related expenses and losses, assistance programs to help with restoration and rehabilitation of farm and ranch land, and a discussion of technical assistance to help with recovery efforts.
For more information, contact the Furnas County USDA Service Center at (308) 268-3055 or the Red Will-Frontier County USDA Service Center at (308) 345-4163. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting, should contact CED Dillon Breinig at (308) 268-3055 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 by May 2, 2022.