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   Hawaii's Congressional Delegation Seeks Maximum Help For Big Island Farmers
by Olivia Peterkin, Hawaii News Now
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 3:42PM EDT

WASHINGTON D.C. - Hawaii's congressional delegation is pushing for the highest amount of aid possible for farmers affected by eruptions on the Big Island.

On Friday, U.S. sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, and U.S. reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa, signed off on a letter urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide maximum assistance to Big Island farmers.

The delegation is asking for Big Island farmers affected by ongoing volcanic activity to be eligible for 2018 crop insurance payments, as well as arranged disaster payments, and "creative flexibility" with the Emergency Conservation Program.

To read the rest of the story, please go to: Hawaii News Now


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