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Stock Growers President Says More Than 200 Have Applied For Relief

Stock Growers President Says More Than 200 Have Applied For Relief

The South Dakota Ranchers Relief Fund application deadline is December 31. South Dakota Stock Growers President Bob Fortune says they have close to $3 million in the fund at this time and he’s encouraging people to apply for the assistance.

Fortune says so far they’ve received just over 200 applications for help.

He says there will be a second round of relief sent out once the original applications are funded.

Fortune says to apply or to nominate someone, just go to ranchersrelief.org.

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