USDA Designates More Counties in ND/SD as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

In response to a request from Jamie White, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in South Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Aurora, Charles Mix and Gregory counties in South Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.
Farmers and ranchers in the following counties in South Dakota also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous. Those counties are:

Bon Homme Douglas Lyman
Brule Hutchinson Sanborn
Davison Jerauld Tripp

Farmers and ranchers in Boyd, Keya Paha and Knox counties in Nebraska also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.
In response to a request from Brian Haugen, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in North Dakota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Burke, Lamoure and Renville counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.
Farmers and ranchers in the following counties in North Dakota also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous. Those counties are:

Barnes Logan Ransom
Bottineau McHenry Stutsman
Dickey McIntosh Ward
Divide Mountrail Williams