USDA Grants Disaster Designation For Transylvania, Other Counties
Last updated 10/21/2021 at 12:36pm
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack has granted North Carolina’s request for a primary county disaster designation for 12 North Carolina counties, including Transylvania, following excessive rain and flooding from Tropical Storm Fred that occurred from Aug. 15 through Aug. 17. Six additional counties were also named as contiguous disaster counties.
The Department of Agriculture designation makes farm operators in both primary and contiguous counties eligible to be considered for certain assistance, including emergency loans from the FSA, provided eligibility requireme...