OIG audits FSA disaster payments

OIG audits FSA disaster payments

Audit questions monthly feed costs FSA uses to calculate disaster payments.

THE Farm Service Agency's (FSA) Livestock Forage Program (LFP) provides compensation to ranchers who have suffered grazing losses for livestock due to drought or fire.

A recent audit by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found issues associated with the implementation of the program as well as improper payments on 7% of the total payments reviewed.

OIG reviewed 120 producers in Texas a

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