U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says federal assistance is available to northeast Nebraska producers who lost livestock in the June tornadoes:
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Johanns says several programs should be able to help the state’s farmers and ranchers:
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering $100,000 to producers to help them properly dispose of animal carcasses.
The USDA can also provide technical assistance in safely disposing of the carcasses.
Producers in Stanton, Wayne, Dixon, Thurston, Cuming and Cedar counties should apply by July 18th.