One of the most significant losses experienced by Ag producers has been the loss of livestock. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has assistance available to help landowners cope with the aftermath of livestock death. Through NRCS' Environmental Quality Incentives Program, commonly referred to as EQIP, the Livestock Mortality Initiative is available. This initiative provides assistance to operators and landowners in Nebraska who suffered heavy livestock losses due to the 2019 floods and blizzard and need help disposing of animal carcasses. Applications are due by this Wednesday, May 1st. Contact your local NRCS office for further assistance.