HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Agriculture Secretary George Greig today urged farmers, particularly in eastern Pennsylvania, to prepare for the potential of heavy rains, flooding and high winds related to Hurricane Sandy.
"Hurricane Sandy has the potential to cause significant damage to crops and property," said Greig. "Farmers should prepare now to minimize losses."
Greig offered the following tips to help agricultural producers minimize damage caused by floodwaters:
Crop farmers should:
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture