Nebraska will receive $10.6 million in disaster funds to help farmers recover from flooding along the Missouri River.
The funds were part of $310 million in USDA funding announced Wednesday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
About 100,000 acres of Nebraska farmland were affected by last summer's Missouri River flooding. The aid from two programs will help remove debris and sand left behind when the waters receded.
Dan Steinkruger, the executive director of the USDA's Farm Service Agency in Nebraska, says it could take some farmers years to restore their land.
Nebraska corn and soybean farmer Scott Olson says he has already spent $200,000 to repair his land. He doesn't believe the government will provide enough money to cover all the damage done by the flooding.
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