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Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

Louisiana Flood, 2016: Apply for Crop Loss Grant, Deadline Aug. 31

👤By Kurt Guidry, LSU AgCenter 🕔Aug 18, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) recently announced the availability of the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.  This program is designed to provide financial assistance to agricultural producers that suffered economic losses associated with the two flooding

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Ohio: Crops Under Water – What Can You Expect?

Ohio: Crops Under Water – What Can You Expect?

👤By Alexander Lindsey, Mark Sulc, Laura Lindsey, and Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio. These storms tend to last for a very short amount of time, but leave behind a large amount of water (2” or greater in many cases).

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Louisiana Rice: Flood Assistance Available for Growers

Louisiana Rice: Flood Assistance Available for Growers

👤By Carrie Castille, USA Rice 🕔Jul 17, 2017

Louisiana rice producers affected by the 2016 floods attended several informational meetings last week hosted by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) to learn more about the 2016 Louisiana Farm Recovery Grant Program.   Awards of up to

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Missouri: 24 Counties Declared Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

Missouri: 24 Counties Declared Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 12, 2017

In response to a request from Kimberly Viers, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Missouri, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 24 counties in Missouri as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Submerged Fields – What Can You Do?

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Submerged Fields – What Can You Do?

👤By Monica Jean, Michigan State University Extension; and Kurt Thelen and Kurt Steinke, MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences 🕔Jul 7, 2017

The heavy rainfall encountered throughout the northcentral portion of the state over the last two weeks has many growers wondering how to approach management for the remainder of the season. There are a couple of items to consider moving forward.

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Michigan: Repairing Your Flood-Damaged Fields

Michigan: Repairing Your Flood-Damaged Fields

👤By Monica Jean and Paul Gross, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Heavy rains and flooding have left many farm fields in need of physical repair. Flood waters erode exposed soils, leaving deep gullies, drifted crop residue, brush and building materials, as well as an assortment of other types of debris. In

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Ohio Soybeans: Distinguishing Between Flood Injury and Seedling, Stem Blight

Ohio Soybeans: Distinguishing Between Flood Injury and Seedling, Stem Blight

👤By Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University Soybean Pathologist 🕔Jul 4, 2017

Background I received many calls last week from areas south of and along Interstate 70 that received more than 3 inches of rain and I expect next week they will come from northern Ohio where 4 or more inches of

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Evaluating Storm-Damaged Crops

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Evaluating Storm-Damaged Crops

👤By Marilyn Thelen, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Heavy rains, strong winds, hail and even tornadoes leave their mark on fields across the Midwest every year. If your farm is in the path of one of these storms, there is not much you can do, except seek shelter

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Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 22, 2017

In response to a request from Christine Normand, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Evangeline Parish in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused

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Corn Fields 2 Wet for 2 Long = 4 Possible Complications – DTN

Corn Fields 2 Wet for 2 Long = 4 Possible Complications – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jun 7, 2017

So your corn crops survived a tough spring — flooding, saturated soils and cool temperatures. Don’t relax just yet. Your crop may be at risk for a host of diseases, nutrient deficiencies and standability issues later in the summer. “Plants

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