Lincoln, Nebraska – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Service Centers in
Dawson/Gosper and Furnas counties are hosting a disaster assistance workshop on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 1 p.m. at the Ella Missing Community Center in Arapahoe. The meeting is intended for farmers, ranchers and rural landowners impacted by the recent wildfire in the Gosper/Furnas County area. The event is open to the public.
Representatives from USDA’s Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Risk
Management Agency will present information on the various disaster assistance programs and resources available for farmers, ranchers, and rural landowners. Nebraska Extension also will be present to provide resource information.
Workshop topics include a review of programs that may be available to assist producers with livestock and crop-related expenses and losses, assistance programs to help with restoration and rehabilitation of farm and ranch land, and a discussion of technical assistance to help with recovery efforts.
For more information, contact the Furnas County USDA Service Center at (308) 268-3055 or the Dawson County USDA Service Center at (308) 324-6314. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting, should contact CED Dillon Breinig at (308) 268-3055 or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 by April 15, 2022.