Secretary Perdue Reminds Disaster Stricken States of USDA Program Assistance

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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that were affected by the recent severe storms and flooding that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters.  USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices in the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas are ready to help. 

“We want you to know that USDA resources are at your disposal,” said Perdue.  “USDA has people on the ground, in every county, who can help you.  We will do everything we can to help farmers get those fields back in order and encourage them to take advantage of these USDA resources.”

View the full press statement to learn who to contact for property and shelter, food safety and assistance, crop and livestock loss, or community recovery resources.