Walker wants agricultural disaster declarations
Weather impacted cherry, apple, maple syrup crops
Updated: Friday, 29 Jun 2012, 9:18 PM CDT
Published : Friday, 29 Jun 2012, 11:32 AM CDT
Ben Krumholz, FOX 11 News
DOOR COUNTY – Gov. Scott Walker has requested federal disaster declarations for farmers dealing with crop losses because of weather.
Walker made two requests – one for the entire state for anticipated fruit tree losses, and one for 14 counties for maple syrup losses. The second request includes five counties in Northeast Wisconsin: Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Marinette and Shawano.
Read more at Fox 11 WLUK.
- Gov Walker asks federal ag sec to declare disaster (weau.com)
- Warm spring takes toll on maple syrup (fox11online.com)