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USDA: August storm disasters in Bossier, Caddo, Concordia

8 months 1 week 3 days ago Monday, November 14 2016 Nov 14, 2016 November 14, 2016 8:02 PM November 14, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Bossier, Caddo and Concordia parishes have been declared primary natural disaster areas due to damage and losses caused by storms and flooding in August.

Monday's announcement in a USDA news release says farmers and ranchers in those parishes can apply for disaster aid. Also eligible to apply are those in parishes or counties in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas that share a common border with Bossier, Caddo or Concordia.

Qualified farm operators in the designated areas can apply for low interest emergency loans.

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