None of the US Disaster Fund Is Helping Thousands of Midwest Farmers Battling Flooding Damage

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disaster funds are out of reach for thousands of Midwest farmers who lost millions of dollars worth of crops due to extensive flooding Reuters reports. The federal government manages a wide array of disaster programs meant to alleviate some of the pain of natural disasters. [stored harvests lost in a natural disaster have. Agriculture Under Secretary Bill Northey told Reuters. Some local farmers blame the federal government for mismanaging the river to begin with by prioritizing the welfare of endangered animals over the communities that live along the Missouri River bank. disaster funds are out of reach for thousands of Midwest farmers that have lost millions of dollars worth of crops from extensive flooding Reuters reported. The federal government manages a wide array of disaster programs meant to alleviate some of the pain of natural disasters. Agriculture Under Secretary Bill Northey told Reuters. Some local farmers blame the federal government for mismanaging the river by prioritizing the welfare of endangered animals over the communities that live along the Missouri River bank. While farmers have contingency plans in place Sheldon said farmers will not receive aid or funding for the stored crops and livestock during the floods

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