natural disaster assistance
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 »
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 »
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 »
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’s peach and pec... more »
USDA highlights disaster assistance available to Florida producers impacted by Hurricane Ian more »
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 »
Tools and help are available for growers experiencing crop losses and damage due to natural disaster. Timelines vary by program. more »