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August 30, 2012
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Douglas, Esmeralda and Mono farmers eligible for assistance hauling water

Farms and ranches in Douglas and Esmeralda counties in Nevada and Mono County in California, experiencing severe drought conditions, may be eligible for cost-share assistance under Emergency Conservation Program.

Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency, the program applies if water for livestock has been reduced below normal to the extent that livestock cannot survive without additional water.

The program allows for water conservation and enhancement measures to permit grazing of range, pasture or forage by livestock in times of severe drought.

The practice is to be used for livestock on grazing land that does not have …

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