USDA Announces Availability of Low-Interest Physical Loss Loans for Producers Affected by Natural Disasters

Physical loss loans through the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected include essential farm buildings, fixtures to real estate, equipment, livestock, perennial crops, fruit and nut bearing trees, and harvested or stored crops and hay.

Impacted Area: Arkansas

Triggering Disaster: Damage and losses caused by excessive rain, hail,, high winds, lightning, and a tornado that occurred June 7 through July 14 of 2023.

Application Deadline: May 7, 2023

Primary Counties Eligible:  Ashley, Conway, Faulkner, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Logan, Miller, Mississippi, Perry, Poinsett, Pope, Prairie, Sebastian, Stone, Van Buren, White

Contiguous Counties Also Eligible:

Arkansas: Arkansas, Baxter, Bradley, Chicot, Cleburne, Columbia, Craighead, Crawford, Crittenden, Cross, Drew, Franklin, Garland, Hempstead, Independence, Izard, Lawrence, Little River, Lonoke, Madison, Monroe, Nevada, Newton, Pulaski, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Union, Woodruff, Yell

Louisiana: Bossier, Caddo, Morehouse, Union, Webster

Missouri: Dunklin, Pemiscot

Oklahoma: Le Flore, Sequoyah

Tennessee: Dyer, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tipton

Texas: Bowie, Cass

More Resources

On, the Disaster Assistance Discovery ToolDisaster Assistance-at-a-Glance fact sheet, and Loan Assistance Tool can help you determine program or loan options. To file a Notice of Loss or to ask questions about available programs, contact your local  USDA Service Center.

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