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Potter/Armstrong County livestock producers reminded to report forage losses by Jan. 30

Potter/Armstrong County U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Adam Acker reminds livestock producers who suffered grazing losses, which occurred throughout 2021 due to drought, to report their losses and to enroll in the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) by Jan. 30.

According to a news release, LFP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who suffered grazing losses for covered livestock due to drought on privately-owned or cash-leased land or fire on federally-managed land.

Producers in Potter County are eligible to apply for 2021 LFP benefits on native and improved pastures. Armstrong County producers are eligible to apply for small grain, native pasture, and improved pasture losses. Livestock producers are encouraged to contact the Potter/Armstrong County FSA Office with any questions regarding specific forage crops that are eligible.

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