Farm bill-established livestock disaster assistance also includes help for honeybee, fish and tree raisers.
USDA recently announced that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs beginning April 15, 2014.
The Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program will provide payments to eligible producers for livestock deaths and grazing losses that have occurred since the expiration of the livestock disaster assistance programs in 2011, and including calendar years 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Enrollment also begins on April 15 for producers with losses covered by the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program and the Tree Assistance Program.
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