Friday, 03 July 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Friday
Low  66°
High 88°
Saturday
Low  69°
High 92°
Sunday
Low  72°
High 97°
Monday
Low  62°
High 83°
Tuesday
Low  62°
High 81°
Wednesday
Low  69°
High 91°
Thursday
Low  69°
High 95°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 64°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Half of U.S. Counties Drought Disaster
08/02/2012

More than half of U.S. counties now are classified by the federal government as natural disaster areas mostly because of the drought. The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday added 218 counties in a dozen states as disaster areas. That brings this year's total to 1,584 in 32 states, more than 90 percent of them because of the drought. The latest additions make drought-affected farmers and ranchers eligible for federal aid including emergency loans, including in Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming. The USDA also announced ranchers may access some 3.8 million acres of conservation land for haying and grazing, and crop insurance companies have agreed to provide farmers a penalty-free grace period on insurance premiums in 2012.
© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal Police Make Arrest In Counterfeit Case
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
UPDATE:Endangered Child Found
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
Farmland Values Decline In Kansas
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Bee Jays Hold On in Bethany
Former Jayhawk and KU Football Assistant in Liberal Friday  
FSBC To Offer VBS - Off The Map
Kansas Has No Plans To Change Voter Registration Requirements
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Shots Fired At Liberal Police Offers, Attempted Murder Charges Sought
Yucca Ridge Announces Night Golf Results
Supreme Court Reverses Seward County District Court Ruling
Texas County Awarded TSET Grant
New Laws Take Effect In Kansas
Rattlers Sting Guymon Twice
UPDATE:Endangered Child Found
USD 480 To Hold New Teacher Fair
LHS Principal Rafe Begley Passes Away
Revenues Up In Kansas For 2015
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group