Tag "flood damage"
In our counties, there are two main issues that are related to the 2017 storms: Orchards outside the levees along the rivers that are or have been flooded from river seepage due to high river flows and/or overflowing ditches/canals. Orchards
Yellow plants equals nitrogen deficits–right? Maybe not! When we have a very wet winter or spring, alfalfa fields may look yellow with diseased-looking leaves and delayed growth. As farmers know, yellowing of leaves is a strong indication that nitrogen (N)
A four-year study by University of Missouri Extension seeks to find how cover crops can best benefit soils after flooding and prevented planting. MU Extension agronomist Wayne Flanary shared initial results at a recent crop advisers meeting in St. Joseph.
When are seasonal heavy rains welcomed but worrisome? When rains fill reservoirs, but also turn fields into seas of standing water! Such has been the case in northern California which has seen torrential rains in recent weeks. After 5 years
USDA) has designated 25 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disaster conditions during the 2016 crop year. “Our hearts go out to those Michigan farmers and ranchers affected by recent
The impacts of a 2016 growing season that may have cost crop farmers up to $50 million in losses due to wet weather, plus the pressures of lower commodity prices, may prompt changes in Arkansas’ row crop landscape for 2017,
USDA has designated Chowan, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties in North Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by excessive flooding as a result of Hurricane Matthew that occurred on Oct. 8, 2016. “Our hearts go
USDA has designated Catahoula, De Soto, La Salle, Natchitoches, Red River and Winn parishes in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms and flooding that occurred from Aug. 11, 2016, through
USDA has designated Butler, Dunklin, Pemiscot and Stoddard counties in Missouri as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rainfall and flooding that occurred on Aug. 1, 2016, through Aug. 31, 2016. “Our hearts go out to those
USDA has designated Bossier, Caddo and Concordia parishes in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by severe storms and flooding that occurred from Aug. 11, 2016, through Aug. 31, 2016. “Our hearts go