The Farm Service Agency of Cumberland/York Counties is accepting applications for Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments for the 2011 crop year, starting Oct. 22 through June 7, 2013.

The program authorizes aid to farmers and ranchers who suffered crop losses caused by natural disasters through Sept. 30.

To be eligible, a farm or ranch must have at least a 10 percent loss on a crop of economic significance; an inusrance policy under the Federal Crop Insurance Act; and be located in a county declared a primary disaster by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

Individual producers may also be eligible if the actual production on the farm is less than 50 percent of the normal production on the farm due to a natural disaster.

Producers considered socially disadvantaged, a beginning farmer or rancher, or a limited resource farmer may be eligible without insurance.

For more information, visit www.fsa.usda.gov/sure.



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