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Walz proposes $10 million drought relief package for farmers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz has proposed a $10 million relief package farmers who suffered losses due to the drought that has struck most of Minnesota. His proposal includes $5 million in rapid response grants for livestock producers and specialty crop farmers.

It also includes $5 million for zero-interest disaster recovery loans, but it also requires a special legislative session for approval.

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