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Agricultural Disaster Assistance [Updated June 11, 2019]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Document: "The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers several programs to help farmers recover financially from natural disasters, including drought and floods. All the programs have permanent authorization, and one requires a federal disaster designation (the emergency loan program). [...] The federal crop insurance program offers subsidized policies designed to protect crop producers from risks associated with adverse weather, as well as weather-related plant diseases and insect infestations and declines in commodity prices. Policies must be purchased prior to the planting season."

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CRS Report for Congress, RS21212
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2019-06-11
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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