Wiregrass Farmers Struggle

Last year's drought has some farmers struggling to start a crop this year.

Some disaster relief money has been distributed to those in need, but it isn't enough to make up for three years of bad crops.

For the past three years farmers have been dealing with inadequate crop yields and now it looks like they aren't going to get the amount of help they need from the government.

It costs a lot of money to start a crop.

From seeds to fertilizer and with fuel costs on the rise...it doesn't look like the amount of money to get started this year is going to go down anytime soon.

The government was going to pay farmers who suffered drought money for 2005, 2006 and 2007 crop yields.

But now the government is telling farmers to choose their worst year of the three and receive disaster relief only for that year.


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