Hurricane Florence is taking its toll in many parts of North Carolina and South Carolina, and our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the devastation Florence left behind.
To our customers whose crops have been adversely affected by the storms and flooding, Coastal is here to help. Coastal AgroBusiness Solutions Advisors in your area stand ready to assist you in the days and weeks ahead as you make important decisions concerning your crops and fields. Your local Solutions Advisor, along with our team of crop and technical services professionals, are available to help you get through this difficult time and ensure sound decisions are made concerning the health of your valuable crops and land.
For those seeking state and federal disaster assistance, below are some resources that may be helpful. We will continue to update this list as we become aware of additional resources.
NC Dept. of Agriculture Hurricane Updates
NC State Extension Disaster Information Center
USDA Disaster Resources for Farmers, Ranchers and Communities
USDA Disaster Recovery Center
USDA Farmers.gov Disaster Assistance Programs
USDA Emergency Conservation Program
The Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) helps farmers and ranchers to repair damage to farmlands caused by natural disasters and to help put in place methods for water conservation during severe drought. The ECP does this by giving ranchers and farmers funding and assistance to repair the damaged farmland or to install methods for water conservation.