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USDA declares seven counties disaster areas due to drought

 

August 18, 2009



ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Acting Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Brenda Archuleta, announced that the US. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack has designated seven (7) New Mexico counties as disaster areas due to the ongoing drought and high winds in portions of the state, from October 1, 2008 and continuing. Secretary Vilsack named Chaves, De Baca, Eddy, Lea, Lincoln, Otero, and Roosevelt as primary disaster counties and Curry, Do





 
 

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