USDA reminds producers of disaster assistance application deadline
New online tool lets farmers check eligibility, start application process
Last updated 10/28/2020 at 8:52am
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reminded producers that the deadline to submit applications for disaster recovery assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus — WHIP+ — for 2018 and 2019 losses is Friday.
Additionally, USDA’s Farm Service Agency launched a new tool on farmers.gov to help producers with the application process.
“If you’re unsure of your eligibility, check out the new WHIP+ tool. Not only can this online tool help you determine eligibility, but it also connects you with local FSA s...