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USDA To Pay Hispanic And Women Farmers

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By Jay Michaels

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Women or Hispanic farmers and ranchers who believe the USDA denied their farm loans between the years 1981 and 2000 can file a claim for cash awards. The total awards and tax relief payments add up to $1.33 billion nationwide.

The USDA is also offering up to $160 million in farm debt relief. The deadline to file is this coming Monday, March 25th.

If you qualify, you could receive up to $250,000, depending on the evidence you submit. You can find out more by calling (888) 508-4429, or you can visit farmerclaims.gov on the internet.

Mar. 22, 2013.


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