USDA #S3637 On January 23, 2014, the USDA granted a Secretarial disaster designation for primary counties in the State of California to include Nevada County.
SBA #13875 As a result of USDA #S3637, the SBA declared certain counties (to include Nevada County) as a disaster area due to the drought severity levels.
USDA Launches Effort to Assist California Producers Funds will be divided between two specific funding pools: cropland and grazing lands. Cropland with a reduced water allocation of at least 85 percent will receive the highest priority. For additional information, contact your local Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office.
California Emergency Drought Legislation: $687.4 Million to help communities deal with devastating dry conditions and provide funding to increase local water supplies
Livestock Forage Disaster Program: Compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered grazing losses due to drought or fire. USDA Farm Services Agency.
CDFA Drought Resources California Department of Food and Agriculture Drought Resources for Farmers, Ranchers, and Farmworkers
California Drought Resources USDA Rural Development California Drought Resources
USDA Farm Loan Programs USDA site for numerous programs during and not during a drought emergency.