Post Irene Resources

Our hearts go out to each and every farm family dealing with the aftermath of Irene. Please let us know how we can best help!

UVM Extension has created a list of resources that may be useful to farmers and citizens alike: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/?Page=emergency.html.

For information on forage crops–including corn, hay and pasture–take a look at Recent Rain Creates Stress on Crops.

It’s important to contact support services as soon as you can to report crop injury and losses. We are all here to help you with this so please do contact us. The local USDA offices — both FSA and NRCS — are helping farmers fill out paperwork, and our Risk Management folks suggest to contact your Crop Insurance Agent as soon as possible. Here is an info sheet with some helpful suggestions: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/cropsoil/wp-content/uploads/BE-FAMILIAR-WITH-CROP-DAMAGE-2.pdf.

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