Gulf Coast farmers to receive hurricane relief

Hollis, Paul L.
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/6/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced its plans to release the $1.2 billion in aid for the farmers affected by hurricane in Alabama and Louisiana. According to Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Connors that the aid will go to Gulf Coast farmers and ranchers in counties that have been declared presidential disaster areas. Furthermore, other states expressed disappointment in the federal government delayed assistance.


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