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Deadline approaching for farmers to apply for aid from flooding

Source: South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture Source: South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture

South Carolina farmers affected by October’s historic flooding can apply for aid through a private relief fund.

Non-profit group Advocates for Agriculture established the fund Plant It Forward South Carolina to help farmers whose crops were damaged.

The damage to farms was estimated at $376 million.  Peanuts, cotton, soybeans and fall vegetable crops were most hurt, according to the group.

Farmers can apply for assistance at www.plantitforwardsc.org by Jan. 31. 

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