USDA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses in the path of hurricanes Harvey and Irma that USDA has programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. They are prepared to provide farmer and rancher assistance to individuals and small businesses affected by severe storms and flooding.  Click here for more information.

The Tree Assistance Program (TAP) provides financial assistance to qualifying orchardists and nursery tree growers to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes and vines damaged by natural disasters.