Ducheneaux: Indemnity Program Will Benefit Livestock Producers Still Struggling

A newly announced aspect of the USDA’s pandemic assistance for producers initiative, is focused on livestock and poultry producers. “These producers who had to euthanize or otherwise dispose of animals because slaughter capacity just wasn’t there because of the pandemic,” said FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux. Incurred financial losses as well as cost associated with herd […]

USDA to Provide Pandemic Assistance to Livestock Producers for Animal Losses

Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance from the USDA. The assistance, announced Tuesday, covers the losses and costs of depopulation and disposal of animals. The Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program is part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. The Consolidated Appropriations […]