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Arkansas delegation asks for urgent action on flood damage

USDA asked for quick assistance and additional flexibility on replanting requirements.

Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation sent a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue requesting immediate assistance in providing relief to Arkansas farmers affected by recent flooding in the state. They also requested flexibility in the enforcement of U.S. Department of Agriculture's “ability to replant” provisions.

Rep. Rick Crawford (R., Ark.) said, “Much of the damage to many of our rural communities and farms is worse than anything I&rsquo

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