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8/22/2012 - USDA Announces New Help for Livestock Producers
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week made a series of announcements that will help farmers, ranchers and businesses impacted by the most severe drought in 50 years. Announcements
8/13/2012 - USDA Announces Meat Purchases as Part of Drought Response
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday announced the Agriculture Department’s intent to purchase up to $170 million of pork, lamb, chicken and catfish for federal food nutrition assistance programs, including food banks. Read USDA news release for more information.
8/8/2012 - New USDA Drought Assistance Announced for Farmers
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA will utilize nearly $16 million in financial and technical assistance to immediately help crop and livestock producers in 19 states cope with the adverse affects of the historic drought. Read the USDA news release for additional information.
PA Cattlemen's Magazine - Risk Management
PA Dept. of Agriculture - Hot, Dry Weather a Reminder to Report Crop Damage Promptly