Information on Emergency Farm Loans from USDA. Includes links to Loan application Forms.
Information on other Disaster Assistance Programs from USDA
A link to the USDA Farm Service Agency State Office website. The local USDA Office phone number is 315-782-7289.
Website for buying and selling hay.
Check in with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County Agricultural staff for technical assistance with crop or cattle issues at 315-788-8450.
The Northern New York Regional Ag Program Team is also available through the local Extension Office at 315-788-8450.
Water Resource Development
The Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District has Geographic Information System Maps with Aquifer overlays. Contact them at 315-782-2749 for more information.
Drought Tracking Data
The State Climate Office of North Carolina website shows a map with drought severity information. On left side click on zoom to state and then select New York and hit submit.
Information on Emergency Disaster and Declaration Process from USDA