Program Description

The Agricultural Act of 2014 makes LIP a permanent program and provides retroactive authority to cover eligible livestock losses back to Oct. 1, 2011. LIP provides benefits to livestock producers for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather. In addition, LIP covers attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the federal government or protected by federal Law, including wolves and avian predators. LIP payments are equal to 75 percent of the market value of the applicable livestock on the day before the date of death 9f the livestock as determined by the Secretary. More information found at USDA/FSA.

General Program Requirements

Visit the local USDA/FSA to find a local office. It is best to contact the local office first to ensure necessary paperwork is brought to the office.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Visit the local USDA/FSA to find a local office. It is best to contact the local office first to ensure necessary paperwork is brought to the office.

Program Contact Information

For Native American/Alaska Native specific information, please contact:
Linda Cronin
Lead Outreach Program Manager
linda.cronin@wdc.usda.gov
202-690-1299

Additional Information

Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number10.108

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