Emergency Conservation Programs and Grants

For those that own a farmland that have been destroyed by catastrophic natural disasters, they can apply for a financial assistance through the program Emergency Conservation Grants. These grants are used by farmers to rehabilitate and fix their land and perform emergency conservation measures so as to prevent further damage to their farmlands brought about by wind erosion or lack of water during drought.

Who is Eligible to Apply for Emergency Conservation Programs and Grants?

Any farmland owner is eligible to apply for this financial assistance and grant; however, they must have suffered a natural disaster that has made new conservation problems that, if left alone, would cause irreparable damage or danger to the land.

How to Apply for Emergency Conservation Programs and Grants?

To apply for this grant, contact the FSA committee in your county since they will be the ones who will determine your eligibility. They will base their decision on individual and on-site inspections.

Where to Apply for Emergency Conservation Programs and Grants?

Visit the FSA or USDA offices near you to get a list of requirement when applying for this grant. You may also visit their website at www.fsa.usda.gov.

For more information on Emergency Conservation Programs and Grants, contact:

USDA/FSA/CEPD
Stop 0513
1400 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20250-0513
Telephone: (202) 720-6221
www.fsa.usda.gov

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