Disaster designation issued for S.W. Colo. counties

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Disaster designation issued for S.W. Colo. counties

Farmers and ranchers have eight months to file
Steve Miles displays a moisture probe and a flow meter to help area farmers reduce water consumption during the drought in 2013. The drought has only continued to worsen, so the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a drought designation for La Plata, Montezuma and Archuleta counties that will make some emergency assistance available for area farmers and ranchers

Disaster designation issued for S.W. Colo. counties

Steve Miles displays a moisture probe and a flow meter to help area farmers reduce water consumption during the drought in 2013. The drought has only continued to worsen, so the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a drought designation for La Plata, Montezuma and Archuleta counties that will make some emergency assistance available for area farmers and ranchers
To learn more

To learn more about emergency loans available for agriculture producers from the Farm Service Agency because of the recent disaster designation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, call 247-9277 or visit the office at 31 Suttle St. in Bodo Industrial Park.

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