Emergency funds ready for farmers

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 8, 2009

The Warren County office of the Farm Service Agency is offering emergency loans under the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act.

Eligible are farmers, ranchers and operators who have suffered production loss due to flooding that occurred between April 25 and June 25 in Warren County.

Farmers can borrow up to 100 percent of their loss, but not more than $500,000.

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Loan applications will be accepted at the Warren County FSA office, 2660 Sherman Ave., through June 21. Call 601-630-0278 or visit www.fsa.usda.gov for more information.