Natural Disasters

Wildfire in field

Assistance Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfire

November 11, 2022
Nebraska landowners now have until May 31, 2023 to apply for USDA NRCS assistance with wildfire recovery efforts on cropland or rangeland.

Read more

Farmer in drought field

USDA to Mail Additional Pre-Filled Applications to Producers Impacted by 2020, 2021 Disasters

September 2, 2022
More than 18,000 producers will soon receive new or updated pre-filled applications to offset eligible crop losses from natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021.

Read more

Wildfire in field

Assistance Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Wildfire

August 10, 2022
Producers have until Aug. 19 to apply for wildfire recovery assistance through USDA NRCS.

Read more

Farmer in field

Resources to Support Farmers and Ranchers Dealing with Stress

July 21, 2022
Complex factors such as markets, long work hours and weather can have a significant influence on the livelihood of farmers and ranchers. If you or someone you know needs help, there are numerous programs available for Nebraskans.

Read more

Field in drought

USDA Has Issued More Than $4 Billion in Emergency Relief Program Payments to Date

June 30, 2022
Commodity and specialty crop producers have until July 22 to complete applications for assistance through the Emergency Relief Program.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more