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on November 3, 2016

Financial aid sought for flood-stricken poultry farmers

Some poultry producers in North Carolina don’t have sufficient insurance to help them rebuild after Hurricane Matthew

While the USDA indemnity programs may help compensate North Carolina poultry farmers for the birds they lost in flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew in October, those programs will not cover property damages.

Bob Etheridge, North Carolina state director for the USDA Farm Service Agency, noted that some farmers may not…

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