USDA declares agriculture disaster in Illinois

ILLINOIS- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared an agriculture disaster in all 102 Illinois counties Thursday, August 8.

The announcement stems from Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s July 3 request for aid for farmers who experienced planting delays, reduction and elimination due to historic flooding and rain.

According to

The Secretarial Disaster Declaration is a recognition of the unprecedented spring planting season Illinois farmers faced and will provide federal resources to aid recovery efforts. Low-interest FSA emergency loans may be used to restore or replace essential property, cover production costs and pay essential family living expenses.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.