USDA disaster declaration

USDA designates 5 NC counties as primary natural disaster areas because of excessive rain since Oct. 27

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Granville, Greene, Lee, Montgomery and Moore counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that beganĀ Oct. 27, 2015. Farmers and ranchers in the following N.C. counties also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous. Those counties […]

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USDA designates 11 more NC counties as primary natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 11 more North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Sept. 22, 2015, through Oct. 4, 2015. Those counties are: Bertie Bladen Caswell Cumberland Gates Hertford Hoke Northampton Pamlico Union Warren Farmers and ranchers in […]

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USDA designates 19 NC counties as primary natural disaster areas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture designated 19 counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Sept. 22, 2015, through Oct. 4, 2015. Those counties are: Alleghany Ashe Beaufort Brunswick Carteret Columbus Craven Dare Duplin Edgecombe Hyde Jones Martin Onslow Pender […]

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News Roundup: Sept. 14-20

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “N.C. Ranger Talks About Wildfires in Alaska, Idaho,” Firehouse.com: When wildfires rage in the United States — and when […]

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