NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler did a fly-over of flood damaged crops in several eastern and north eastern counties in the state. In this weekly report, he recaps the damage he saw, and what he expects the future holds for those producers.
Follow up story posted October 18:
President Declares Major Disaster for North Carolina in the Wake of Tropical Storm Nicole
The head of FEMA, Craig Fugate announced that federal aid is available to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and straight-line winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole during the period of September 27 to October 1, 2010.
Federal funding is available to affected individuals in Beaufort, Bertie, Craven, Hertford, Onslow, and Tyrrell counties.
Click here to read the full FEMA Fact Sheet release...