Edwards Helps Farmers In Budget


Last updated 6/19/2019 at 3:48pm

Senator Chuck Edwards (R-Henderson), recently announced that the 2019-2021 state budget would provide some much-needed relief to Henderson County farmers. Five other counties, Buncombe, Transylvania, Haywood, Polk and Rutherford — could also receive desperately needed financial assistance after experiencing significant crop losses in 2018 that resulted from severe flooding.

Earlier this year Edwards authored Senate Bill 268 - Ag Disaster Fund/Excessive Rain & Flooding, which was written to include western North Carolina counties in the state’s disaster relief efforts initiated after Hu...

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