North Dakota State Farm Service Agency Executive Director Marcy Svenningsen is optimistic this could be the year where no emergency relief programs are needed. “The Livestock Forage Program is triggered by drought and thankfully, if you look at the drought monitor right now, we wouldn’t have any counties eligible for LFP.” Svenningsen says the Livestock Indemnity Program has already kicked in this year after a few cold spells this spring. “We have 173 notices of loss for 2023 already.”
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