The U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold a series of meetings across the country to outline available resources to help states recover from damages resulting from one of the worst droughts in history. “The impact of drought can be felt in rural communities throughout the country and the Obama Administration is committed to doing everything it can to help farmers, ranchers, businesses, and local and county governments meet drought-related challenges,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The meetings will kick off on Oct. 9 in Omaha, Neb. followed by others in Ohio, Colorado and Arkansas. Read More.
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