HARRISBURG, Pa. – Two weeks after asking Pennsylvania’s agriculture community to help farmers affected by Katrina, state Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff sent a tractor-trailer loaded with supplies bound for Mississippi.
The truck left Harrisburg Sept. 19.
“Cattlemen and farmers in Mississippi have been faced with the daunting task of rounding up thousands of head of livestock and rebuilding miles of fencing destroyed by the wind and rain resulting from Hurricane Katrina,” said Wolff.
Helping hands. Gov. Edward Rendell asked Wolff to reach out to the agriculture community to help their friends in the South.
“I am so proud of the response,” Wolff declared.
The result is a tractor trailer load of feed, fencing and farm equipment. The shipment included the following items:
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