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Low-Interest Loans Available For Drought Hit Farmers

Last updated on Monday, February 27, 2006

UNDATED—The U.. Department of Agriculture is offering help to Indiana farmers whose crops were damaged by drought conditions last summer.

Twenty-four counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas, and farmers can apply for low-interest emergency loansthrough the Federal Farm Service Agency.

Counties locally that are eligible include, Crawford, Jackson, Orange, and Washington.

Twenty-five other counties may also be eligible for federal aid, locally they are Brown, Dubois, Lawrence, Martin adn Monroe.

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