Secretary Perdue examines hurricane map USDA Photo by Preston Keres
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue sits with members of his sub-cabinet to discuss the efforts and assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Aug. 28, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

USDA to make $2.36b in disaster payments

Budget Act provides more than $3 billion for hurricane and wildfire disaster relief by creating new programs and expediting or enhancing payments for producers.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will make disaster payments of up to $2.36 billion, as provided by Congress, to help America’s farmers and ranchers recover from hurricanes and wildfires.

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