LINCOLN — The Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund is open for a second round of distributions, with applications welcome from new and repeat applicants.

Farm Bureau membership is not required.

All of the $2.5 million in the fund is being used to help farmers, ranchers and rural communities.

Applications can be made at, which also provides access to other resources. For application help, call 402-421-4747.

Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation Executive Director Megahn Schafer said more detailed information is needed in the second round to better evaluate remaining needs and identify where fund money can be of greatest help.

Donations continue to be accepted through the website listed above.

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