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Reno County Declares Local Disaster

By Reno County Kansas Government RENO COUNTY, Kan. — Reno County Commission Chairman Randy Parks has authorized a verbal disaster declaration for Reno County due to the damage caused by strong winds on Sunday evening, May 19, 2024. The... Read More.

Final ’20-’21 USDA disaster payments issued

The last of USDA’s Emergency Relief Program funding is being sent to producers who experienced natural disasters in 2020 and 2021. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux says the $306 million in remaining payments will be given based on crop insurance indemnities. Phase One of... Read More.

Northern cattle producers: disaster programs need an update

A cattle feeder from southwest Minnesota says there several policy issues that will be discussed at the Cattle Industry Convention this week. Mike Landuyt is the Region 3 Vice President for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and he says several Midwestern states want to... Read More.

Grab and Go: Organize Important Documents before Disaster, Says Expert

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension  MANHATTAN, Kan. – Nobody ever really expects to be a victim of natural disaster.But The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that since 1980, the United States has sustained 355 weather and climate disasters at an average... Read More.

SBA Disaster Loan Application Deadline is May 9th

KANSAS - Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminds Kansas small non-farm businesses in Butler, Harvey, Marion, McPherson, Reno and Sedgwick counties of the May 9, 2023, deadline to apply... Read More.