2023 Connecticut Grower Crop Loss Reporting

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Photo: Jack Blueberry

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture, in coordination with UConn Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency, has created a crop loss form to gather data from growers related to crop loss impacts incurred to date in 2023 due to weather.Connecticut Department of Agriculture will share data with USDA Farm Service Agency and UConn Extension. By filling out this information it will assist these entities in determining if a disaster declaration can be obtained. Your farm name and contact information is not required, but if you would like to be contacted, please share that. If you would like the crop loss data you share to be captured by USDA Farm Service Agency for their records, please fill out the identifying fields (not required) including contact name, business name, email and phone, so you can be contacted to fill out an official crop loss report. USDA disaster assistance information can be found on farmers.gov, including USDA resources specifically for producers impacted by winter storms.  For FSA programs eligibility, producers should contact their local USDA Service Center.  If the impacts of crop loss are causing you, your farm family, or farm workers increased stress or negatively impacting your mental health, resources are available at www.CTFarmStressRelief.org. For immediate crisis help, call or text 833-897-2474.

Click  here to report loss.