Gov. Stitt signs executive order, gives drought relief to farmers

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has signed an executive order aimed at giving emergency drought relief to farmers across the state.

“I will always do everything in my power to support Oklahoma’s great farmers and ranchers who work hard every day to feed our state and our nation,” Stitt said in a statement. “Whether it’s inflation or drought conditions, our agriculture producers have been dealing with some tough challenges this year so I am glad that with the help of the legislature we can help provide this relief.”

Each of Oklahoma’s 77 counties have been impacted by drought conditions following months of record-breaking temperatures and a lack of rain.

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