Animal Assistance

Help is available for farmers suffering from livestock losses due to drought

The Livestock Indemnity Program is a disaster relief program administered by the Farm Service Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. The program makes a payment to livestock owners or contract producers who experience excessive livestock deaths due to adverse weather conditions, qualifying illnesses and qualifying attacks. Drought alone is not a qualifying event; however, deaths as a secondary ...

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USDA To Provide Pandemic Assistance To Livestock Producers For Loss Of Animals | New

WASHINGTON, DC – Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for help with those losses and the cost of depopulating and disposing of animals. US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the Livestock Pandemic Compensation Program (PLIP) in [recorded] remarks at the National Hog Industry Conference in ...

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Aid planned for farmers who have had to destroy livestock

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will offer federal help to farmers in Iowa and other U.S. producers who have had to destroy pigs, turkeys and chickens they were unable to process during the disturbances in the supply chain linked to last year’s COVID-19. Pig farmers are expected to be the main beneficiaries of the aid, given the value of the ...

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Be prepared: evacuation tips

From rural counties to large cities, the threat of wildfires is present throughout Montana. This guide is designed to help people prepare if a forest fire hits their community. Leave early Don’t wait to be told to leave if a forest fire threatens your home. If law enforcement or firefighters tell you to evacuate, it is too dangerous to stay ...

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David Y. Igé | RELEASE FROM DOA: BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS DETECTED IN A COW IN MOLOKAI

RELEASE FROM DOA: BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS DETECTED IN A COW IN MOLOKAI Posted on Jul 9, 2021 in Latest News, Press Room HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) reports that a cow in a Moloka`i herd was infected with bovine tuberculosis, Bovis mycobacterium, (bTB), a contagious, infectious and transmissible disease of animals which can infect humans. This is the ...

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Home Spending Bills Promote Climate and Environmental Enforcement | 2021-07-06

House spending bills for fiscal 2022 make climate action a priority both at home and abroad, while increasing spending on environmental enforcement. Agricultural research would also get a significant boost, but far less than what President Joe Biden proposed in his FY22 budget. Programs to promote small-scale and local agriculture are also funding priorities in the bills. Ahead of the ...

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Policemen | News, Sports, Jobs

FAIRMONT Friday July 2 12:59 a.m. – Police investigated a civil complaint in the 1000 block of East 1st Street. 11:44 a.m. – An animal complaint / bite was reported in the 100 block of Oxford Street. Unable to locate the animal in question. 5:29 PM – A strong musical disruption has been reported in the 600 block of South ...

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