Disaster Assistance: Livestock Indemnity Program

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Type of Funding Opportunity: Emergency Assistance

Agency / Organization: USDA Farm Service Agency

Deadline: February 28, 2024


The 2018 Farm Bill authorized the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) to support eligible livestock owners or growers that have suffered livestock deaths above normal mortality; in other words, loss caused by things such as adverse weather and disease caused by attacks from animals reintroduced to the wild by the federal government. The livestock owner or contractor must provide evidence acceptable to USDA’s Farm Service Agency. The final date to apply for payment is “60 days after the calendar year in which the eligible loss condition occurred.”

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