The new Emergency Relief Program was announced May 16th
Hemp growers who lost crops during natural disasters in 2021 and 2020 are eligible for relief payments from a new $6 billion fund through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The new Emergency Relief Program was announced May 16 to offset crop yield and value losses. Commodity crops such as hemp are eligible.
Disasters covered by the fund include:
- Excessive wind.
- Silt and debris that occurred as a direct result of flooding.
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