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Crop Disaster Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Administered by:

US Federal Government Agency (see all agencies)
Department of Agriculture , Farm Service Agency
CFDA #: 10.073

Purpose of this program:

The Acts authorizes the Secretary to provide disaster assistance to producers who suffered crop losses in the 2000 crop year because of adverse weather conditions. Disaster payment provisions apply if the crop could not be planted or production, both in quantity and quality, was adversely affected by: (1) Damaging weather, including drought, excessive moisture, hail, earthquake, freeze, tornado, hurricane, typhoon, volcano, excessive wind, excessive heat, or a combination thereof; or (2) related conditions of insect infestation such as grasshoppers and Mormon crickets, plant disease such as Pierce's disease and watermelon sudden wilt disease, or other deterioration of the crop, including aflatoxin, that is accelerated or exacerbated naturally because of damaging weather occurring before or during harvest.