Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish (ELAP)

Program level:

National

Land use:

Agriculture

Provider:

USDA Farm Service Agency

Benefits provided: 

Financial

Water-focused program: 

Yes

Financial assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish for losses due to disease, certain adverse weather events or loss conditions, including blizzards and wildfires.

Overview

Description:

ELAP provides assistance for livestock feed and grazing losses that are not due to drought or wildfires on federally managed lands; losses resulting from the cost of transporting water to livestock due to an eligible drought; losses resulting from the additional cost associated with gathering livestock for treatment and/or inspection related to cattle tick fever, honeybee feed, colony and hive losses; and farm-raised fish feed and death losses.

Eligibility:

Must have losses not covered by the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) and the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP).

Financial benefit: 

Varies

Contact information

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Information last updated on December 1, 2020.

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