Earth Brief

Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 12:56 AM

Farmers, ranchers can apply for loans

Farmers and ranchers in La Plata, Montezuma, Dolores, San Miguel and Archuleta counties may be eligible for low-interest emergency loans to help cover losses caused by drought conditions.

Applications must be submitted within the time frame required by the specific county. No applications may be accepted after that date.

For more information, visit Farm Service Agency, 628 W. Fifth St., Cortez, or call 565-8879, ext. 107.