NCDA&CS activates hotline to help farmers impacted by hurricane

Published 4:07 pm Friday, September 14, 2018

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has activated its hotline to connect farmers with resources that can assist with agricultural emergencies.

The toll-free number is 1-866-645-9403. The hotline operates 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

“Although this storm may change course, we are monitoring the situation closely,” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. “We advise everyone to take this situation seriously and take proper safety measures. We are prepared to work with our state and local partners to help our agricultural community as needed.”

Farmers can also find recovery resources on the department’s disaster pages at disaster.

For assistance at the county level or to report information on damages or losses, contact NC Cooperative Extension Stanly County Center at 704-983-3987.