Governor Bullock Announces Secretarial Natural Disaster Designation Approved
Governor Steve Bullock today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture granted a secretarial natural disaster designation to 17 counties who requested federal assistance after suffering losses caused by multiple disasters during the 2019 crop year.
“Montana farmers faced extraordinary circumstances this season with snowstorms, freezing temperatures, and excessive rain that left them with unharvested crops and in a dire financial situation,” said Governor Bullock. “I am thankful the USDA granted this secretarial natural disaster designation so farmers can access the critical resources they need to have a successful 2020 season.”
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