disaster designation

USDA Disaster Designation for 11 Alabama Counties

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, announced that 11 Alabama counties are under a Secretarial natural disaster designation.  Farmers in these counties which are classified by USDA as “primary” may be eligible for emergency loans from the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA).  Those farmers in counties that are contiguous to these primary counties may be eligible as well. The …


Disaster Declaration Sought for South Alabama Counties from USDA

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Farmers were already in dire need of relief from several weeks of large rainfall totals where rain has saturated fields in central and southern Alabama.  To add insult to injury, Tropical Storm Cindy dropped additional extensive rainfall across the region this week. Widespread flooding in South Alabama along with localized flooding in central Alabama have created multiple problems for Alabama …