Massachusetts State Drought Programs
Program Title: Emergency Loans (Farming Operations)
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