Concerns over government’s drought assistance package

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Farmers and professionals have raised concerns that the Federal government’s drought relief package doesn’t address the needs of rural communities and farmers. Loans of up to 2 million dollars are available to farmers as a part of the package, but some say that the funds are misdirected and aren’t accessible to farmers who are already struggling with debt.

 

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