USDA has designated 213 counties in Texas as disaster areas after one of the worst droughts in more than a century.
Federal officials have designated portions of 11 western and central states as primary natural disaster areas because of a drought.
2017 will be remembered as one of the most destructive and costliest years for natural disasters in history.
Further assistance made through grazing or haying CRP.
One of the greatest needs for ranchers after damage from flooding or a blizzard is the need to rebuild fences.
The assistance uses the Secretary of Agriculture's existing authority to help create and encourage flexibility within four USDA programs.