Tree Assistance Program

Deadline Information:
Must be submitted within 90 calendar days of the disaster event or when the loss is apparent.

The Tree Assistance Program (TAP), administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), offers financial support to orchardists and nursery tree growers who experience losses due to natural disasters. TAP helps cover the cost of replanting or rehabilitating eligible trees, bushes, and vines that produce annual crops and have been damaged or destroyed. This program is crucial for helping producers recover from adverse events and ensuring the long-term viability of their agricultural operations.

Program Features:

Additional TAP Benefits:

How to Enroll: To apply for the Tree Assistance Program, producers must complete and submit an application for TAP assistance to their local FSA office. The application process includes providing documentation of the losses and costs associated with replanting or rehabilitation. Detailed enrollment instructions and deadlines are available through the local FSA office or the official USDA website.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include orchardists and nursery tree growers who produce annual crops for commercial purposes and have suffered losses due to natural disasters. Applicants must provide verifiable documentation of the losses and meet all program requirements.

Maximum $ Amount:  



Official Program Page

TAP Fact Sheet

FSA Disaster Assistance Discovery Tool Protection & Recovery