Parts of Vermont have received 600 percent more rain than normal for this time of year. With 19.94 inches of rain tallied for the months of April, May and June, along with a storm that flooded rivers, farmers are seeking government relief for the acres of damaged crops that lie under inches of water and mud. According to Bob Paquin, Farm Service Agency state director, federal aid is already coming in and he expects USDA to declare some or all of Vermont an agricultural disaster area. Read more (VTDigger).
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