Livestock losses due to eligible adverse weather events may qualify for payment through the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP), a permanent disaster program offered through Farm Service Agency (FSA). LIP is focused on livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather or by attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the Federal Government. LIP payments are equal to 75 percent of the average fair market value of the livestock.
Producers who would like to apply for LIP should keep the following information in mind:
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