USDA FSA News Release

Drought-affected field

USDA Designates Several Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

June 28, 2022
Producers in numerous Nebraska counties are eligible for emergency credit to recover from intense drought during the growing season.

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USDA to Allow Producers to Request Voluntary Termination of Conservation Reserve Program Contract

June 7, 2022
CRP participants who are in the final year of their contract will be allowed to request voluntary termination of their CRP contract following the end of the primary nesting season for fiscal year 2022.

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Farmer in field

USDA FSA, NRCS to Present on Drought Assistance Programs During May 12 Webinar

May 6, 2022
Representatives will provide an overview of drought assistance programs designed to help producers mitigate some of the impact of extreme, adverse weather.

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Corn plant in drought

USDA Designates 12 Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

May 6, 2022
USDA FSA has declared additional Nebraska counties are eligible to apply for emergency loans based on losses from drought.

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Wildfire in pasture

USDA Designates 10 Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

April 29, 2022
Ten primary counties and 16 contiguous counties have been designated as natural disaster areas to allow producers access to emergency loans for recovery efforts.

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Courtesy U.S. Drought Monitor

USDA Designates Four Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

October 14, 2021
Chase, Dundy, Hayes and Hitchcock counties were designated as primary natural disaster areas due to prolonged or extreme drought intensity throughout the growing season. Several other counties were also named as contiguous counties eligible for aid. 

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map showing affected counties

USDA Designates Six Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

October 8, 2020
Producers in Colfax, Cuming, Dawes, Dodge, Stanton and Thurston counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for emergency loans.

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Grain bins that burst with wet grain during 2019 flooding

FSA Announces Disaster Relief Payments for Loss of On-Farm Stored Commodities in Nebraska

November 5, 2019
This week the USDA Farm Service Agency announced that payments now are available to eligible producers in Nebraska who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or 2019.

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