Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency: Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish; Supplemental Agricultural Disaster Assistance
GAO-10-272R: Dec 1, 2009
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency's (FSA) final rule on livestock forage disaster program and emergency assistance for livestock, honeybees, and farm-raised fish; supplemental agricultural disaster assistance. GAO found that (1) the rule implements specific requirements for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) authorized by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008 Farm Bill); and that the (2) FSA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.