Online tool offered to estimate compensation for drought feed transportation costs
Producers can contact Farm Service Agency for feed transportation, water-hauling assistance
Last updated 10/20/2021 at 8:37am
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
An online tool is now available to help ranchers document and estimate payments to cover feed transportation costs caused by drought, which are now covered by the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program, ELAP.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture updated the program this year to include feed transportation costs as well as lowered the threshold for when assistance for water hauling expenses is available. USDA’s Farm Service Agency will begin taking applications this fall.
The new ELAP Feed Transportation...