User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

61° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options



Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

#3 Brookings @ #2 Mitchell at 7 p.m.
 | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


Ranchers Taking Advantage Of USDA Disaster Program

July 9, 2014, 1:17 PM

Ranchers Taking Advantage Of USDA Disaster Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses due to extreme weather in the past three years have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds.

The agency said in a progress report released Wednesday that it has distributed more than $1 billion in relief funds - a little less than half the overall amount predicted in the recently passed farm bill - in just over three months.

The USDA says it has processed and delivered more than 106,000 payments to farmers in 40 states as of July 2.

The agency estimates it will spend $2.5 billion overall on disaster relief cases from 2011 to 2014.

Previous Story

Next Story



View agriculture

You may also like

Winter Wheat Harvest Ahead Of Average Pace

10/6/2015 9:43 AM

Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 83 percent of the crop is now seeded, up from 72 percent a week earlier and ahead of the lo...

Full Story
Tuesday Ag Markets

10/6/2015 1:24 PM

A look at the ag market numbers as of noon on Tuesday.

Full Story
Monday Ag Markets

10/5/2015 1:28 PM

Here's a look at agriculture numbers as of noon Monday:

Full Story
Thursday Ag Markets

10/8/2015 1:47 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as of noon Thursday:

Full Story
Record South Dakota Soybean Crop Expected; Corn Yield Up

10/9/2015 2:01 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects South Dakota farmers to produce a record soybean crop and more corn than last year.

Full Story