USDA Previews Emergency Relief Assistance for Agricultural Producers Who Incurred Losses Due to 2022 Natural Disaster Events

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2023—Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today plans to roll out $3.7 billion in Emergency Relief Program (ERP) and Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) assistance to crop and livestock producers who sustained losses due to a qualifying natural disaster event in calendar year 2022. USDA is sharing early information to allow producers time to...

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The Crop Corner May 2023

The Crop Corner May 2023 provides seasonal updates for readers on pecans throughout the industry and continues this month. Created and published by Pecan South editors, The Pecan Newsletter provides weekly harvest and market updates from September through January by compiling reports from growers and market information from reliable sources worldwide. The Crop Corner in...

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The AgriStress Helpline: A Resource Made for Ag

For 24/7 mental health support in English or Spanish, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s free helpline at 800-662-4357. For the AgriStress Helpline, call or text 833-897-2474. You can also reach a trained crisis counselor through the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by calling or texting 988. Drought, dismal prices, pest infestations, and...

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