Farm Service Agency - Indiana State Office

05/31/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/31/2023 12:52

USDA Announces Availability of Low-Interest Physical Loss Loans for Producers Affected by Natural Disasters - N1639

Indiana Counties of Benton, Knox, Newton, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo

Indianapolis, May 31, 2023 - Physical loss loans through the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected include essential farm buildings, fixtures to real estate, equipment, livestock, perennial crops, fruit and nut bearing trees, and harvested or stored crops and hay.

Impacted Area: Illinois

Triggering Disaster: Tornado, high winds, lightening and hail that occurred on March 31, 2023 and April 16, 2023

Application Deadline: January 19, 2024

Primary Counties Eligible: 29 Illinois Counties

Contiguous Counties Also Eligible:
  • Illinois - 49 Additional Illinois Counties
  • Indiana - Benton, Knox, Newton, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo
  • Iowa - Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine and Scott
  • Missouri - Jefferson, Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles, Ste. Genevieve and St. Louis
  • Wisconsin - Green, Kenosha, Lafayette, Rock and Walworth
More Resources

On, the Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool, Disaster Assistance-at-a-Glance fact sheet, and Loan Assistance Tool can help you determine program or loan options. To file a Notice of Loss or to ask questions about available programs, contact your local USDA Service Center.