Drought Loans Now Available

  • May 2014 - Valley Morning Star
  • Farmers, ranchers and some small businesses in the Rio Grande Valley that were hurt by prolonged drought are eligible to apply for low-interest federal emergency disaster loans. Eligible small businesses are those dependent on farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Small Business Administration are making the loans available in response to damages and losses brought on by drought conditions from April 1 through Oct. 31, 2013. FULL STORY