April 18, 2014

Owens calls on USDA to assist North Country counties affected by floods

Today, Congressman Bill Owens called on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide any appropriate assistance to North Country counties affected by recent flooding. A USDA disaster declaration would make low-interest emergency loans available to affected farmers. “Agriculture plays a critical role in the North Country economy,” said Rep. Owens. “I urge USDA to work closely with New York State to ensure that all appropriate resources are made available to the farmers in our region. As wit... Read More >