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Crop insurance extended for Navajo Nation
11/20/2018 1:15:45 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Plants & Wildlife
Relief, Response & Restrictions
AFFECTED AREAS:
Apache County, AZ
Coconino County, AZ
Navajo County, AZ
Bernalillo County, NM
Cibola County, NM
McKinley County, NM
Rio Arriba County, NM
San Juan County, NM
Sandoval County, NM
Socorro County, NM
Taos County, NM
Valencia County, NM
San Juan County, UT

Start Date: 11/19/2018 -  
The Navajo Nation’s crop insurance was extended by the outgoing Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye as extreme drought continued to affect the region. The insurance contract was signed in November, according to the Gallup Independent, and will protect the tribe’s pastures, rangelands, and forage land. Wichita Eagle & Kansas.com (Kan.), Nov. 19, 2018
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