Pandemic assistance available to producers for animal losses
Last updated 7/21/2021 at 9:18am
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON — Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals.
The announcement is part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Livestock and poultry producers can apply for assistance through USDA’s Farm Service Agency July 20 through Sept. 17.
The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, authorized payments to producers for losses of livestock or poultry depopulated fr...