Kentucky State Farm Service Agency Office
771 Corporate Dr., Ste. 100
Lexington KY 40503
Voice (859) 224-7601
John W. McCauley, State Executive Director
Lexington, KY, March 8, 2012- On March 6, 2012, President Obama declared seven Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred from February 29, 2012 through March 3, 2012. Those counties affected are: Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lawrence, Menifee Morgan and Pendleton.
As a result of the declaration, 23 Kentucky counties were named as contiguous counties where eligible family farmers may qualify for FSA EM loan assistance pursuant to Section 321(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. Those counties are: Bath, Boone, Boyd, Bracken, Campbell, Carter, Clay, Elliot, Floyd, Grant, Harrison, Jackson, Knox, McCreary, Magoffin, Martin, Montgomery, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Rowan, Whitley, and Wolfe.
EM loan applications for physical and production losses will be received through November 6, 2012, and applications pending on that date may be processed and completed.
Farmers interested in applying for assistance should contact their local FSA county office.
USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender. To file a complaint of discrimination, write: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272(voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).