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USDA Drought Programs and Assistance

USDA is taking steps to help farmers, ranchers, and small businesses wrestling with persistent drought. A list of available programs and resources is provided below.

Farm Service Resources:

Conservation and Livestock Assistance:

Crop Insurance Assistance:

Credit Assistance:

FSA Emergency Farm Loans
USDA designated natural disaster areas qualify for low-interest emergency loans.

FSA Guaranteed Farm Loan Program (PDF, 80KB)
Guaranteed farm loans may be used to construct or repair buildings and fixtures, purchase farmland, livestock, equipment, feed, seed, fuel, insurance, and refinance debt.