ELAP - Livestock

Here you can learn about ELAP Livestock assistance and how to apply!

What type of livestock losses are covered under ELAP?

  • Grazing losses that are not due to drought or wildfires on federally managed lands
  • Livestock feed losses caused by eligible loss condition that result in purchased or mechanically harvested feed being destroyed, additional feed purchased above normal, and additional cost of feed delivery
  • Losses resulting from the additional cost of transporting water to livestock due to an eligible drought
  • Losses resulting from above normal costs of hauling feed to livestock due to an eligible drought
  • Losses resulting from above normal costs of hauling livestock to forage or other feeding location and back due to an eligible drought
  • Losses resulting from the additional cost associated with gathering livestock for treatment and inspection related to cattle tick fever

Use this tool to help determine if your losses may be eligible: 

Did you know...

The most important thing you can do to prepare for an efficient ELAP application experience is to establish a relationship with your local USDA Service Center and work with them to align on appropriate record-keeping practices.

Check out FSA's ELAP Livestock Assistance Fact Sheet to learn more: