natural disaster assistance

Hurricane Idalia disaster declaration made for Georgia pecans, other produce

Nearly 30 counties in southeast Georgia are eligible for disaster assistance from damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, which struck the state's pecan groves on Aug. 30. The storm damaged state fruit,... more »

UGA Extension reports Hurricane Idalia pecan tree damage

Hurricane Idalia brought southern Georgia pecan growers sigificant damage. Crop loss in the southern part of the state, where most of Georgia's commercial pecan production occurs, could be as high ... more »

Georgia counties declared Hurricane Idalia disaster areas

In response to Hurricane Idalia's damage, the federal government has approved disaster declarations for three south Georgia counties, one of which is a major pecan producing county. Cook, Lowndes a... more »

Georgia, Southeast counties named disaster areas after March freeze

The United States Department of Agriculture has declared 18 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. The disaster declaration follows March freezes that damaged Georgia‚Äôs peach and pec... more »
USDA disaster assistance in Florida

Disaster assistance is available to Florida producers impacted by Hurricane Ian

USDA highlights disaster assistance available to Florida producers impacted by Hurricane Ian more »

High heat, low demand hurt walnut crop

Ag Secretary Vilsak made a disaster declaration for several California counties that experienced crop loss due to high heat, and growers have 8 months to apply for emergency loans through the FSA. more »

Reporting losses and submitting applications for natural disaster assistance

Tools and help are available for growers experiencing crop losses and damage due to natural disaster. Timelines vary by program. more »

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