Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency: 2005 Section 32 Hurricane Disaster Programs; 2006 Livestock Assistance Grant Program
GAO-07-715R: Apr 16, 2007
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Farm Service Agency's (FSA) new rule on the 2005 Section 32 Hurricane Disaster Programs and the Livestock Assistance Program. GAO found that (1) the rule provides for the establishment of four hurricane disaster programs and one grant program to provide funds to eligible producers who suffered eligible losses in counties affected by the 2005 hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia, Rita, Wilma, the drought during March through August 2006, or a related condition; and (2) FSA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.