State Legislature To Study Drought Response

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

A Beaufort County state lawmaker will co-chair a committee on agricultural drought response.

Representative Arthur Williams, chairman of the Wildlife Resources Committee, will help lead the Joint Select Committee on Agricultural Drought Response.

The committee will look at the impact of the current drought on agriculture. The group will also identify any deficiencies in the state's drought response.

It will submit a final report to the state legislature by May 1st.

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