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Five Florida Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-FSA

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available (USDA/FSA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Calhoun, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson and Washington counties who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Sally, high winds, excessive rains and flooding that occurred from Sept. 14 through Sept. 19, 2020, may be eligible for U.S. …

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Enrollment for Hurricane Sally FSA Emergency Assistance Opens

Dan Economy, Florida, Industry News Release, USDA-FSA

(FDACS) — Farmers and forest landowners in four Florida Panhandle counties can begin applying for additional Hurricane Sally assistance through the USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Enrollment for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) begins today, January 4, and runs through March 4, 2021. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages eligible producers to apply. The activation of the …

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Two Florida Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Economy, Florida, Industry News Release, USDA

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available (USDA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Okaloosa and Walton counties who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Sally, high winds, excessive rains and flooding that occurred from Sept. 14 through Sept. 19, 2020, may be eligible for U.S. Department of …

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Two Alabama Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Alabama, Economy, Industry News Release, USDA

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available (USDA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Alabama counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baldwin and Mobile counties who suffered losses caused by excessive wind, flash flooding and excessive rainfall caused by Hurricane Sally that occurred from Sept. 15 through Sept. 16, 2020, may be eligible for …

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Florida NRCS Offers Hurricane Sally Recovery Help

Dan Economy, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida is providing Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) funds to help agricultural producers affected by Hurricane Sally. But the deadline to apply for financial assistance is Nov. 13. Florida State Conservation, Juan Hernandez, explains what counties are involved in this sign up. Financial assistance will fund the following conservation practices: conservation cover, cover crops, critical area planting, …

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USDA Financial Assistance Announced for Hurricane Sally Recovery Efforts in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Economy, USDA-NRCS

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Ben Malone has announced availability of Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) funds for Farmers and Ranchers that were affected by Hurricane Sally. Applications for financial assistance will be accepted through November 13, 2020. Alabama counties in Hurricane Sally’s path experienced extensive damage due to extreme wind speeds and …

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Commissioner Nikki Fried Urges Okaloosa and Walton County Producers Affected by Hurricane Sally to Apply for USDA Disaster Assistance

Dan Economy, Florida, Industry News Release

(FDACS) — Following Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s call for a Secretarial disaster designation for Florida counties impacted by Hurricane Sally, on Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Okaloosa and Walton counties as primary and Bay, Holmes, Santa Rosa, and Washington counties as secondary disaster areas. Producers in these counties are now eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) disaster loans in addition to producers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties who …

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Foundation Applications Open For Hurricane Sally Assistance

Dan Alabama, Economy, Industry News Release

The Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation (AFAF) is accepting applications through Nov. 30 from farmers who suffered losses related to Hurricane Sally.  AFAF and Alabama Farmers Federation President Jimmy Parnell said the Foundation established a Hurricane Sally Relief Fund last month in response to calls from farmers and businesses who wanted to help their south Alabama neighbors.  “When disaster strikes, I am always …