USDA designates 11 Colorado & 2 Nebraska counties as Primary & Contiguous Disaster Areas
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2020 — In response to the Colorado State Executive Director’s request on June 24th, the Farm Service Agency announced that emergency physical loss loans are now available in 11 Colorado counties due to physical damage and losses caused by high winds and hail that occurred on June 8th & 9th.
The primary disaster counties include:
LOGAN & WASHINGTON COUNTIES
These additional counties were deemed contiguous disaster counties:
Two Nebraska counties were also declared contiguous as well:
CHEYENNE & KIMBALL
Loan applications for PHYSICAL LOSS ONLY will be accepted now thru March 8, 2021
FSA will review the loans based on the extent of losses, security available and repayment ability.
FSA has a variety of additional programs to help farmers recover from the impacts of this disaster. FSA programs that do not require a disaster declaration include: Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program; Emergency Conservation Program; Livestock Forage Disaster Program; Livestock Indemnity Program; Operating and Farm Ownership Loans; and the Tree Assistance Program.
Farmers may contact their local USDA service center for further information on eligibility requirements and application procedures for these and other programs. Additional information is also available online at farmers.gov/recover.