Carl's Capitol Comments
Aid for drought-based hardship
August 17, 2022
This current drought has caused significant hardship for farmers and ranchers throughout Oklahoma. I know this is a very difficult time for many who rely on agriculture and livestock to make their living.
I want to pass along some information I received recently from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA). They are now accepting applications for the Livestock Forage Disaster Program. This will provide assistance to eligible livestock producers for 2022 who have experienced grazing losses due to a qualifying drought or wildfire.
The deadline to apply is Jan. 30, 2023...