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Support Producers Impacted by the Texas Panhandle Wildfires

Producers across the Texas Panhandle are experiencing the largest wildfire in Texas history

The National Center for Appropriate Technology has collected the following resources and opportunities to help. CCOF is also monitoring the situation for impacts on our members in the region. 

Please donate to any of the organizations below and/or others across your networks. 

California Flood Recovery Resources and How You Can Support Impacted Farms

An atmospheric river caused widespread flooding and landslides in California at the beginning of 2023, creating an estimated $5–7 billion of damage. Especially hard hit were farms in many rural areas adjacent to rivers that overflowed their banks, flooding fields, homes, and businesses. President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for California, which triggered the release of federal funds to assist people and businesses affected by the damage. 

USDA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Farmers and Ranchers Affected by Wildfires and Drought

California agricultural operations have been significantly impacted by the wildfires and ongoing, severe drought. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock producers recover. Impacted producers should contact their local USDA Service Center to report losses and learn more about program options available to assist in their recovery from crop, land, infrastructure and livestock losses and damages.

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