North Dakota Senator John Hoeven says this is important help for ranchers. “Under the Emergency Livestock Assistance Program, up to 60 percent of the hauling cost of getting feed for their cattle will be covered and we have it retroactive to January 1 of this year for all D3 counties and D2 counties that have been in there for eight weeks.” Previously, the ELAP program only compensated producers for the cost of hauling water. Applications should be made through the local Farm Service Agency office by the end of January.
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