Drought Disaster Declared for Montana Counties
Posted by feww on July 25, 2013
Five Montana Counties Declared Agricultural Disaster Areas Due to Worsening Drought
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated five additional Montana counties as agricultural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by the expanding drought.
The designated counties, both primary and contiguous disaster areas, include Silver Bow, Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Jefferson and Madison counties.
All counties listed above were designated natural disaster areas July 24, 2013, said USDA.
As of July 24, 2013 at least 1,278 U.S. counties were designated as primary or contiguous agricultural disaster areas due to the ongoing drought (see map below).
U.S. Drought Disaster Map as of July 24, 2013. A total of at least 1,278 counties across 28 states are currently designated as [primary or contiguous] drought disaster areas.
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