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USDA Grants $150M to Help Valley Farmers Impacted by Flooding

1 month 3 days 9 hours ago Monday, September 16 2019 Sep 16, 2019 September 16, 2019 4:36 PM September 16, 2019 in News - Local

MERCEDES – From too dry to too wet. Rio Grande Valley farmers and growers are saying too much rain can be a bad thing.

Many local farmers are still recovering from losses due to flooding in June 2018 and June of this year.

Right now, the Department of Agriculture granted $150 million to farmers in Hidalgo and Cameron counties under the Disaster Relief Act.

Grant applications with the USDA will be accepted until the funds are exhausted.

Watch the video above for the full report.

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