USDA Designates Dundy County in Nebraska as a Primary Natural Disaster Area With Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Dundy County in Nebraska as a primary natural disaster area due to the recent drought.



“Our hearts go out to those Nebraska farmers and ranchers affected by recent natural disasters,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. “President Obama and I are committed to ensuring that agriculture remains a bright spot in our nation’s economy by sustaining the successes of America’s farmers, ranchers, and rural communities through these difficult times. We’re also telling Nebraska producers that USDA stands with you and your communities when severe weather and natural disasters threaten to disrupt your livelihood.”
Farmers and ranchers in the following contiguous counties in Nebraska also qualify for natural disaster assistance...
Chase Hayes Hitchcock  

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Locations : Dundy CountyNebraskaWashington
People : ObamaTom Vilsack