Wednesday, July 30, 2008

USDA approves disaster declaration for farmers impacted by VOG

US Senator Dan Akaka put out a news release today announcing that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved a disaster declaration paving the way for farmers affected by VOG to apply for low-interest emergency loans to cover their losses. Farmers can apply for up to 100% of their production and physical losses, not to exceed $500,000.

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