Cattle producers impacted by fires can apply for aid from Nebraska Cattlemen



August 2nd 2022


LINCOLN, Neb. Beef cattle producers who were affected by fires can now apply for aid from the Nebraska Cattlemen Disaster Relief Fund.


Nebraska Cattlemen said they are accepting applications until Sept. 30. Those who were affected by fires reported through the Nebraska Emergency Management Association (NEMA) Watch Center are eligible to apply.


Applicants should submit documentation for agriculture-related expenses not paid for by insurance or other governmental sources related to fencing, pens, agricultural structure repair, feed, livestock removal or additional necessary agricultural-related costs directly associated with rebuilding from the natural disaster. Those who apply must also demonstrate that expenses/losses incurred were related to agriculture production and directly caused by recent wildfires in the state of Nebraska. Documentation can include copies of receipts for purchases of supplies, invoices for repairs, photos of the damage, etc.


Submitted applications will be reviewed by a committee, and eligibility of expenses will be determined on a case-by-case basis...