ABSTRACT

Emergency Assistance for Agricultural Land Rehabilitation [Updated June 11, 2019]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Document: "The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) administers several permanently authorized programs to help producers recover from natural disasters. Most of these programs offer financial assistance to producers for a loss in the production of crops or livestock. In addition to the production assistance programs, USDA also has several permanent disaster assistance programs that help producers repair damaged crop and forest land following natural disasters. These programs offer financial and technical assistance to producers to repair, restore, and mitigate damage on private land. These emergency agricultural land assistance programs include the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP), the Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP), and the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program. In addition to these programs, USDA also has flexibility in administering other programs that allow for support and repair of damaged cropland in the event of an emergency."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R42854
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Date:
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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