Cash support from government a 'drop in the ocean' for Edgecumbe flood ravaged farmer




Four months on from the devastating Edgecumbe floods there has been some progress for homeowners, but less so for farmers in the region. 

They face the challenge trying to make their sodden paddocks productive again.
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The feeling among the farmers is they've been forgotten, as they face the challenge of trying to make their sodden paddocks productive. 

The Government have put aside $300,000 to help farmers hit by the floods. 

Farmer Jill Langdon says that money is not enough.

She says although they are grateful for the $10,000 they received it's "a drop in the ocean ... a pretty insignificant amount compared to what we have to spend to get the farm up and running again."

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