The Act includes $250 million for the Livestock Assistance Program (LAP), which reimburses producers for grazing losses. The producer has a choice of receiving payments for 2001 or 2002 losses. LAP addresses the needs of producers who were not adequately covered by the LCP.
The Farm Service Agency division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture carries detailed information about the Livestock Assistance Program at: http://disaster.fsa.usda.gov/
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