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Drought Assistance Available in Washington County

November 1st, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Washington County Department of Economic and Business Development announced that Maryland Governor Wes Moore, in conjunction with USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Thomas Vilsack, have officially declared that Washington County, MD qualifies for Drought Disaster Relief.  Washington County, MD has not received adequate rainfall for the last 8 or more consecutive weeks making Washington County farm operators eligible for certain assistance from the Farm Service Agency. Affected farmers can contact the Washington County Farm Service Agency in Hagerstown.