Massachusetts State Drought Programs

Program Title: Emergency Loans (Farming Operations)

Function: Response

Program Assistance or Functional Assistance: To assist established family farmers, ranchers, and aquaculture operators to obtain loans to cover losses resulting from disasters.

Statute or Authority: No data

Agencies (primary agency listed first): USDA, FSA

Customers Served: Family farmers, ranchers, and aquaculture operators

Triggering Event or Circumstance-How does this program relate to drought? Presidential declaration of a major disaster or emergency under the Stafford Act; designation by the Secretary of Agriculture or by administrator.

Unmet Needs at federal, state, local and tribal levels. Includes changes from customer or "provider" perspective: No data

Program Limitations: No data

Contact Name and Phone Number: Director, Farmer Loan-making Division, FSA, USDA
(202) 720-1632