USDA Designates 15 Nebraska Counties as Natural Disaster Areas - UNL CropWatch, July 19, 2011

USDA Designates 15 Nebraska Counties as Natural Disaster Areas - UNL CropWatch, July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011

 USDA has designated 15 counties in Nebraska as primary natural disaster areas due to flooding that began May 1, 2011, and continues.

 The counties are: Boyd, Burt, Cass, Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Douglas, Knox, Lincoln, Nemaha, Otoe, Richardson, Sarpy, Thurston, and Washington.

 Farmers and ranchers in the following counties also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous: Antelope, Cuming, Custer, Dawson, Dodge, Frontier, Gage, Hayes, Holt, Johnson, Keith, Keya Paha, Lancaster, Logan, McPherson, Pawnee, Perkins, Pierce, Rock, Saunders, and Wayne.

For more information, contact your local Farm Services Agency office.

FSA News Release, July 18, 2011