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Nebraska Soybeans: End of Season Flooding Affects Management, Storage

Nebraska Soybeans: End of Season Flooding Affects Management, Storage

👤By Amy Timmerman, University of Nerbaska-Lincoln Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 17, 2017

October has gotten off to a wet start in most of the state. These rains are beneficial in helping to recharge soil moisture for the 2018 growing season. However, some areas have received more than 8 inches of rain since

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Ohio: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

Ohio: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flooding

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 18, 2017

In response to a request from David Drake, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Ohio, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Henry and Van Wert counties in Ohio as primary natural disaster areas due to losses

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Texas Field Reports: Coastal Cotton Industry Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey

Texas Field Reports: Coastal Cotton Industry Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey and its after-effects have the coastal cotton industry reeling, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts. Dr. John Robinson, College Station, said harvest activities were 40 percent complete leading up to the arrival of Hurricane Harvey and estimated 300,000

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Arkansas Rice: How Much of the Crop Is Down? What Can Be Done About It?

Arkansas Rice: How Much of the Crop Is Down? What Can Be Done About It?

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas Extension Rice Specialists 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Crop Progress Rarely are Extension specialists at a loss for words – you know it’s true.  After seeing the forecasts for rain and wind reduced all week long as Hurricane Harvey approached, we were all tempted to relax a little

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Texas Gets Nearly 30 Inches in Some Areas from Harvey, Rains Still Falling – DTN

Texas Gets Nearly 30 Inches in Some Areas from Harvey, Rains Still Falling – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 29, 2017

Farmers and livestock producers in eastern Texas are still getting heavy rains Monday in areas flooded over the weekend when Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Producers and others on social media posted videos and photos throughout the weekend of cattle wading

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Texas Field Reports: AgriLife Extension Personnel to Assess Flooding Impact on Livestock, Pets

Texas Field Reports: AgriLife Extension Personnel to Assess Flooding Impact on Livestock, Pets

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 29, 2017

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel will soon begin assessing recovery needs for livestock producers and pet owners as residents grapple with ongoing flooding along the Gulf Coast.   AgriLife Extension experts said the U.S. Department of Agriculture inventory estimated

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Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin VanPelt, Conway County  “Flash flooding put several hundred acres of soybeans under water for a day. A small amount of corn

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Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

In response to a request from Jack Salava, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Kansas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Grant, Kingman and Sherman counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses

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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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