Crop Disasters Declared in the U.S. States of North Carolina and Virginia
Posted by feww on February 11, 2016
USDA Designates Multiple Counties in Two States as Crop Disaster Areas
Crop Disaster Designation #1
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated eight counties in North Carolina as crop disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Sept. 24, 2015, and continues.
Those counties are Granville, Halifax, Franklin, Johnston, Nash, Vance, Wake and Warren.
Crop Disaster Designation #2
In a second designation, USDA has declared the following counties as crop disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by excessive rain that occurred from Sept. 7, 2015, through Dec. 31, 2015.
- Virginia. Brunswick, Chesapeake, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Sussex, Newport News, Portsmouth and Southampton counties, as well as the City of Suffolk
- North Carolina. Camden, Gates and Northampton counties.
All counties and city listed above were designated natural disaster areas on Feb. 10, 2016, USDA reported.
- Crop Disasters Declared in Two U.S. States February 5, 2016
- Extreme Weather Events Destroy Crops in Georgia & the Carolinas January 24, 2016
- Multiple Crop Disasters Declared in Three U.S. States January 9, 2016
- Agricultural Disasters Index