Drought in Missouri - Resources
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Drought News, Conditions, and Resources from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Program Fact Sheets
ELAP - Livestock Assistance
ELAP - Honey Bee
LFP - Livestock Forage Program
LIP - Livestock Indemnity Program
Emergency Haying and Grazing
Emergency Conservation Program
TAP - Tree Assistance Program
Drought Monitor & Maps
Identifies general areas of drought and labels them by intensity.
Drought Impact Reporter
Submit information, and photos, to assist decision makers assess drought conditions and impacts in Missouri.
Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Launch June 15
The nomination period for USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committees runs June 15 through Aug. 1, 2018, and elections will take place starting in November.
County committees are unique to FSA and serve as a direct link between agricultural communities across the country and USDA. FSA’s been across the country interviewing current committee members to spotlight their involvement in their county. Read what they have to say and check back each week.
For more information on FSA county committees, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/elections.
Reports of Failed Acreage must be filed with the County Office before disposition of the crop.
Reports of Prevented Planting Acreage must be filed with the County Office no later than 15 calendar days after the final planting date for that county.
Reports of loss under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP) must be filed within 30 days after the loss is apparent.
Reports of livestock deaths (due to adverse weather) under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) must be filed within 30 days after the death is apparent. An application for payment must be filed no later than 90 calendar days after the end of the calendar year in which the eligible loss condition occurred.
Report any losses for the Noninsured Crop Disaster Program (NAP) within 15 days of when the loss becomes apparent.
Missouri State FSA Office
Parkade Center, Suite 225
601 Business Loop 70 West
Columbia, MO 65203
Committee Chair Julie Hurst – Atchison County
Marc Allison – Dade County
Cindy Schroeder – Saline County
Will Spargo – Ripley County
Barbara Wilson – Audrain County