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Flood Relief Money For Farm Losses Becomes Law – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 10/14/2019 at 3:02pm

Starting Nov. 6, farmers in Transylvania, Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson and Rutherford counties will be able to sign up for the NCDA&CS Agricultural Disaster Program. The sign-up period will begin Nov. 6 and will end on Nov. 20.

The program will directly assist farmers who suffered losses to commodities, livestock, poultry and aquaculture because of excessive rain and flooding that occurred between May 15, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2018. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will administer the program.

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