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Disaster Relief for Farmers

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – Individual and Small business assistance:

https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4337

https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2017/09/10/federal-aid-programs-state-florida

 

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

https://www.usda.gov/topics/disaster/storms

List of USDA recovery efforts: https://www.usda.gov/media/press-releases/2017/09/12/usda-recovery-efforts-hurricane-irma

Service Center Locator: https://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app

Programs Factsheet: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/fact-sheet-usda-programs-assist-individuals-small-businesses_1.pdf

 

Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Disaster Assistance Programs: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/index

Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish (ELAP): https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/emergency-assist-for-livestock-honey-bees-fish/index

Livestock Indemnity Program: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/livestock-indemnity/index

Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP): https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/livestock-indemnity/index

Emergency Conservation Program: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/conservation-programs/emergency-conservation/index

Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP): https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/conservation-programs/emergency-conservation/index

Tree Assistance Program (TAP): https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-program/tree-assistance-program/index

 

Rural Development

https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/services/rural-development-disaster-assistance

 

Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP): https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/ewp/

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP): https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/eqip/

 

List compiled by Fresh From Florida http://www.freshfromflorida.com/content/download/77223/2220341/Huricane_Relief_for_Farmers.pdf

 

Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN):

http://eden.lsu.edu/Pages/default.aspx

 

Department of Labor

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/opa/opa20170912

 

Florida Department of Financial Services

http://www.fldfs.com/division/Consumers/HurricaneIrma.htm

 

General storm and hurricane resources for farmers:

Disaster Handbook, practical tips for farm recovery: http://disaster.ifas.ufl.edu/chap6fr.htm

“Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery for Farmers and Ranchers” webpage http://solutionsforyourlife.ufl.edu/hot_topics/disaster_prep/hurricane_prep_ag.shtml

Hurricane Preparation for your Farm: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2017/09/07/hurricane-preparation-for-your-farm/

Hurricane Preparedness for Producers of Horticultural Crops: https://growingsmallfarms.ces.ncsu.edu/growingsmallfarms-hurricanes/

Storm Preparedness for the Farm: https://www.tractorsupply.com/know-how_stewardship_disaster-preparedness_storm-preparedness-for-the-farm


Whole Farm Revenue Protection Information:

Whole Farm Safety Net: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/33893/1/ei060015.pdf

3 page fact sheet: https://www.rma.usda.gov/pubs/rme/wfrpfactsheet.pdf

Crop insurance survey by NCAT: https://www.ncat.org/ncat-survey-seeks-grower-feedback-crop-insurance/