Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sixteen Southern IL Co's Declared Agricultural Disaster Areas (CORN)

Interesting happening in the southern IL region if you are into grains, corn etc etc trading might be work taking a look at...... It appears the southern region of IL has been so hard hit with draught they are declaring the counties an agricultural disaster area based on damaged crops...

(WFIE writes) "This declaration will provide much needed assistance to producers in southern and eastern Illinois that experienced significant losses, particularly with forage crops, due to drought late last summer and fall," Agriculture Director Tom Jennings said.
The 16 counties included in the disaster declaration are Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wayne, White and Williamson. The adjoining counties eligible for aid are Clay, Jefferson, Marion, Perry, Randolph, Richland and Wabash.