Agriculture Disaster


Disaster Assistance Programs from the USDA/FSA

Spring is upon us, and that means farmers are planting crops. Will the weather cooperate? To quote my late father, a cotton planter in Mississippi, “Don’t bank on it.”~Bruce Biles The Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other calamities. “We implemented…


USDA Officially Announces Sign-Up Date for Farmer and Rancher Disaster Assistance Programs

As we here at DisasterMap.net work to cover Disaster in all its manifestations across the U.S., I ran across this article in theĀ Amarillo Globe-News: “Feedlots prepare for disaster”. In it, author Kevin Welch points out that 70% of Texas’ beef is grown on the High Plains. “After 18 months and $1.4 million, planners have completed…