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Agriculture Assistance

Agricultural resources

During drought conditions, the Missouri Soil and Water Districts Commission granted a statewide variance during its June 13 meeting due to the impacts of extended dry weather since last fall. The variance was extended Aug. 2 to allow grazing until Dec. 1, 2018, in livestock-excluded areas that are under maintenance of a state cost-share contract.

Financial Assistance

Drought Water Assistance
Water Hauling Access – NOTE: Call 573-751-4115, ext. 3209 to make arrangements to pump water, or reach out to the local contact identified in the interactive map.

GIS Map (locations)

Printable Map

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Hay Access Lottery – RESULTS/WINNERS

GIS Map – Haying locations and conditions. Note: Lottery closed 8/25/18

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Drinking Water Assistance

Drinking Water Assistance

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Financial Assistance Center is making emergency funding available for drought-impacted publicly-owned community water systems. Public systems that serve fewer than 10,000 and are within the drought alert area designated in Governor Parson's Executive Order can qualify for grant and low interest loans.

 

Financial Assistance

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Contact Information

For more information regarding the emergency financial assistance, contact the department's Financial Assistance Program at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-1192.