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Assistance available to DeKalb County landowners with wind damage to private forestland
Signup Period: September 11, 2017 through October 11, 2017
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High winds caused severe damage in path of DeKalb County from the northwest to southeast portions. Nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) landowners suffering severe damage may be eligible for assistance under the Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) that is administered by the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency (FSA). In order to qualify, the damage must have been caused by this natural disaster and must have adversely impacted natural resources on NIPF land and, if untreated, would: • Impair or endanger the natural resources on the land, and • Materially affect the use of the land.