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STAR Fund disaster Assistance

Texas Department of Agriculture's Office of Rural Affairs is in contact with officials from Van to provide immediate assistance to those in need. Additionally, the State of Texas Agriculture Relief (STAR) Fund is available to assist farmers and ranchers with agricultural disaster relief efforts including rebuilding fences and restoring operations. STAR Funds are available in areas where a state of disaster declaration has been issued. 

If you or someone you know has been affected by a disaster, you can apply for assistance through the STAR Fund by contacting TDA's Grants Office at Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov. Should you wish to make a donation to the STAR Fund to help Texans in need, visit TDA's website at TexasAgriculture.gov.

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    Alan Dale Holmes (Source: Gregg County Judicial)Alan Dale Holmes (Source: Gregg County Judicial)

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