"To that end, 88 counties are requesting a disaster designation from the Secretary of Agriculture based on unplanted fields, damage and losses of at least 30% of a single crop caused by excessive rain, flooding and/or a significant number of affected producers. The crop losses were attributed to heavy precipitation that resulted in difficulties accessing fields, negative impacts on plant growth and emergence, and will have long-lasting market implications," said the letter.
In addition to
The full text of the letter can be found here (https://www.young.senate.gov/download/07/22/2019/letter) and below.
Dear Secretary Perdue,
We write to you today to express our fervent support of the joint request from