USDA, state ag to offer drought help in Fresno session

The Fresno BeeFebruary 13, 2014 

The California Department of Food and Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will hold informational sessions on drought resources for farmers, ranchers and farmworkers in Fresno on Feb. 20.

The sessions will provide information about programs for water conservation, crop insurance, and other topics. The Fresno session will be from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fresno County Farm Bureau, 1274 W. Hedges Ave.

Representatives from the following USDA agencies will be at the sessions: Farm Service, risk management, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Rural Development. The California Employment Development Department and other community resources will also be represented.

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