Ag Director Tours Flooded Iroquois County

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Illinois Director of Agriculture Philip Nelson will tour flooded fields and survey damage to farms in Iroquois County.  Officials say parts of the county received more than 11 inches of rain in recent days.  Official estimate 40% of crops in Iroquois County have standing water. Federal agencies, such as the Farm Service Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency have been activated to assist local farmers with financial aid and to educate them about other programs for which they may be eligible.

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