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Federal Rescue Efforts for Utah Ranchers Hurt by Drought


Coupled with the early and punishing fire season, this year's drought conditions have been especially hard on ranchers. Arthur Douglas, state director for USDA Farm Services, explains to UPR's Brianna Bodily how this drought is affecting the future of Utah's agriculture industries.

Another program we have is emergency loans for producers who have lost their feed due to fire or drought. The President directed the Secretary to drop the interest rate from 3.75% to 2.25% interest.

Brianna’s passion for journalism comes from a love of learning and a desire to know everything.  She studies Broadcast Journalism and Political Science at Utah State University and hopes one day to travel the world reporting hard news. She also works as the Aggie Radio news director and a reporter for USU TV.