The Farm Service Agency in now accepting applications for drought emergency farm loans. Nacogdoches County Farm Loan Manager aks farmers who want to apply for emergency loans to submit their applications as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is March 12, 2013, but if farmers wait too long, a backlog will develop and cuase delays. Generally, farmers who have lost 30% of their production or any physical loss due to drought, are eligible for the emergency loans. The FSA office is located at 4611 NW Stallings Drive Nacogdoches. Call Clay Blacksher at 936.564.5237 ext. 103 for more information.