Kansas Recovery Resources

Recent wildfires and storms have left a significant impact in Kansas. This page serves as a central gathering point for all information related to Recovery Resources, including information shared at public meetings, public and private assistance that is available to impacted residents, and opportunities to help for those who wish to donate funds or supplies.

Resources for Kansans Affected by the Disaster

  • Farm Service Agency’s Emergency Relief Program (NEW 5/18/22)

  • Sales Tax Exemptions

  • KLA accepting donations for those impacted

  • Kansas Wildfire Cost Share Initiative

  • USDA Disaster Stakeholder Notification

  • KDHE, KDOR waiving fees for documents lost in fire

  • Mental Health Help for Farmers and Ranchers in Distress

  • Ag Needs for Affected Farmers/Ranchers

  • Need help? Post your need on HitchPin

  • Fencing Resources

  • Livestock Welfare

  • Assistance with Livestock Disposal/Burial

  • USDA-FSA: Federal Programs and Services

  • NRCS Emergency Livestock Mortality Management

  • Need Harvest/Feeding Assistance?

  • KDHE resources for disposal of disaster debris

  • Specialty Crop Losses

  • Moving hay and supplies

  • Disaster Recovery Tips from KSRE

  • Insurance problems? Call consumer hotline

  • Call before you dig

  • Economic Recovery Loan Program

  • State Agency Assistance

Hays Public Meeting

Pasture Management Before and After a Wildfire
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
4:00 P.M.
K-State Ag Research Center
1232 240 Ave., Hays, Kansas

The agenda includes:
Prescribed Burns and Management Following Wildfires
Walt Fick, Rangeland Specialist

Recent and Historical Wildfires on Pasture Productivity and Plant Population
Keith Harmoney, Range Scientist

Weather Outlook for this Coming Season
Chip Redmon, The K-State Mesonet

Experiences in the 4-County Fire and Overview
Clint Laflin

Town Hall Discussion

Please RSVP for a meal by April 14 by calling 785-628-9430.

Natoma Public Meeting Recap

Kansas Farm BureauKansas Livestock Association and local community organizations hosted a meeting on Dec. 29 to discuss disaster assistance available for producers affected by recent severe storms and wildfires in Kansas.

VIEW entire public meeting
VIEW welcome remarks from Kansas officials
VIEW remarks from Jenny Giles-Betschart (Giles Ranch)
VIEW closing comments

Information that was shared at that public meeting is included below.