Flood Relief Deadline 16 Oct 12

The application deadline is right around the corner for farmers to apply for state flood assistance in 15 Minnesota counties impacted by record rainfall and flooding in June. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Kevin Plant says that the funds are designed to help farmers cover the costs of repairing fences and fields and such that were damaged. Residents of Sibley County are eligible for the flood relief funds. Application forms can be found on the Department of Ag’s website, and must be postmarked by October 24th.