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Nearly $2 Billion Now Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires 2017 WHIP Signup: July 16, 2018 to Nov. 16, 2018


August 15, 2018

Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018.

Hurricanes and wildfires caused billions of dollars in losses to America’s farmers last year. Our objective is to get relief funds into the hands of eligible producers as quickly as possible. We are making immediate, initial payments of up to 50 percent of the calculated assistance so producers can pay their bills.

Additional payments will be issued, if funds remain available,...

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