Online Document Provides Easy Guide to USDA Disaster Programs
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a four-page online document that summarizes USDA Disaster Programs in an easy-to-understand table format. The USDA Disaster Assistance Programs at a Glance table lists each of its disaster programs, the agency responsible and indicates which natural disasters are applicable to the specified program.
Disaster programs relevant to California avocado growers include:
- Crop insurance
- Emergency Conservation Program
- Farm Loans
- Environmental Quality Incentives Program
- Emergency Watershed Program
- Tree Assistance Programs
Additional programs for honeybees, livestock and forest are also listed.