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Governor Parson announces new emergency water, hay access

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced new emergency water and hay access for Missouri farmers.

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 12:53 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced new emergency water and hay access for Missouri farmers dealing with drought conditions. 

Water for family farms will be avaliable to be pumped at 28 Department of Conservation areas and five Department of Natural Resources state parks. 

Farmers can pump up to 5,000 gallons of water each day per farm. The water can only be used for livestock needs. Farmers will be required to provide their own pumping and hauling equipment.

Governor Parson also announced a lottery for farmers to harvest hay at Missouri State Parks. The lottery opens today and runs through August 25. The Department of Natural Resources will announce lottery results on August 27. 

For additional information, visit: dnr.mo.gov/droughtresources.htm.

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