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Farm Service Agency (FSA) Keith County Office announced that family farmers in seven counties, including Perkins, are eligible to apply for low interest emergency loans due to losses caused by drought that occurred on Nov. 1,  and continuing.         These Nebraska counties became eligible for this assistance because they are contiguous to the 30 Colorado counties that were designated on Jan. 9 by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Family farmers interested in finding out if they are eligible should contact Kim Borer, county executive director, or Ryan Lukassen, farm loan officer at the Keith-Arthur County FSA Office, 1605 East 1st St. Ogalalla, NE 69153.
Emergency loan applications are available and must be submitted through the local FSA county office                The deadline for submitting applications is Sept. 9.