Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz announce USDA disaster declaration for Minnesota counties affected by ongoing drought
Published 09/13/2012, Park Rapids Enterprise
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representatives Collin Peterson and Tim Walz today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a disaster declaration for counties in Minnesota affected by the ongoing drought. This declaration means that farmers in these counties are now eligible for emergency loan assistance from the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to help cover crop or livestock losses.Word count: 454
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