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USDA resources available for farmers hurt by 2018, 2019 Disasters

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September 11, 2019

From U.S. Department of Agriculture

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus — WHIP+.

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“U.S. agriculture has been dealt a hefty blow by extreme weather over the last several years, and 2019 is no exception,” Perdue said. “The scope of this year’s prevented planting alone is devastating, and although t...

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