FSA offers disaster loans
“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Coahoma County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Bobbie Butler, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said.
According to Bobbie Butler, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Coppess’ declaration on May 13, 2010, of a major disaster in Mississippi, caused by excessive rainfall, flash flooding, flooding, lightning, and tornadoes that occurred from April 30 through May 3, 2010. Tunica County is contiguous to the primary natural disaster are. Therefore, it has been designated eligible for Federal Disaster assistance pursuant to Section 321 (a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.Applications for assistance in the disaster-stricken county will be accepted by FSA through January 13, 2011.