Producers experiencing severe drought conditions may be eligible for
cost-share assistance under the emergency program. This program
provides cost-share assistance to producers if the damage is so
severe that water available for livestock, orchards and vineyards
has been reduced below normal to the extent that they cannot survive
without additional water.
The emergency program has been approved for the following 41
Illinois counties: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Brown, Cass, Christian,
Clay, Coles, Cumberland, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin,
Gallatin, Greene, Hancock, Hardin, Jasper, Johnson, Logan, Madison,
Mason, Massac, McDonough, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Pope, Pulaski,
Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Union, Vermilion,
Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williamson and Woodford.
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For more information about ECP and other FSA programs, contact the
Logan County FSA office at 217-735-5508, ext. 2.
[Text from file received from
USDA Farm Service Agency]