Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-187) 41 pp

January 2018

Federal Natural Disaster Assistance Programs for Livestock Producers, 2008–2016

Three disaster assistance programs for livestock administered by the Farm Service Agency and one administered by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are probed, revealing regional differences in payment delivery and how outlays vary by year and program.

Keywords: livestock, honey bees, farm-raised fish, indemnity, natural disaster, drought, emergency assistance, disaster assistance, federal agricultural programs

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