USDA approves Gov. Holcomb's request for statewide disaster assistance designation

The USDA has approved natural disaster designation for all 92 Indiana counties. (WTHR photo)
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WASHINGTON (WTHR) - Help is on the way for Indiana farmers hurt by a wet planting season.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved Governor Eric Holcomb's request for a natural disaster designation.

Farmers in all 92 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans.

If you're a farmer, you'll have to show you lost at least 30 percent of your crop or livestock. You can borrow up to $500,000.

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