By: Amy Timmerman – Extension Educator and Jim Jansen – Extension Educator
There are many things on our checklist as we recover from these historic floods and blizzards from the past several day. As we move forward, producers need to know the basics of the Livestock Indemnity Program and how this program may provide financial assistance to help cover livestock losses. Below is a brief description of the livestock indemnity program but as the steps you need to take to make a claim with the USDA-Farm Service Agency (FSA).
Who is eligible for the livestock indemnity program (LIP)?
Any commercial livestock owner who legally owned the livestock on the day that livestock died and/or were injured.