Emergency farm loans applications being accepted Posted in: News The Farm Service Agency is now accepting applications for emergency farm loans due to damages and losses caused by drought occurring through Oct. 1, 2019, and continuing in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Smith and Van Zandt Counties. Smith County District Director Preston Wright asked farmers who want to apply for emergency ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!