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Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

Texas Rice: Harvey + Mosquito Spraying + Flood Waters Question

👤By: Dr. M.O. (Mo) Way, Prof. of Entomology, Texas AgriLife Research & Extension Ctr. 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Well, Harvey is over but the damages and after effects will last for many years. The Beaumont Center received over 50 inches of rain in less than a week. About 90% of Texas’ main crop was harvested when Harvey struck,

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Texas Livestock: Supplies Trucked in from All Over to Relieve Hurricane Affected Ranchers

Texas Livestock: Supplies Trucked in from All Over to Relieve Hurricane Affected Ranchers

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The outpouring of support from neighboring states has been overwhelming, said Mike Doguet, owner of Doguet’s Diamond D Ranch Turf Farm in Nome, Texas. “We have had truckloads of hay coming from all over,” Doguet said. “It’s just been amazing.”

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Arkansas: Hurricanes Push Demand and Prices for Fuel, Nitrogen, Lumber

Arkansas: Hurricanes Push Demand and Prices for Fuel, Nitrogen, Lumber

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas Director of Communications Services 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The damage and disruption caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have long effects, rippling into slowed exports, higher fertilizer and diesel prices and a likely rise in demand for Arkansas forest products, said economists with the University of Arkansas System

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Rose on Cotton: The September WASDE Report was ‘Unbelievable’

Rose on Cotton: The September WASDE Report was ‘Unbelievable’

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivals, Barry Bean - The Rose Cotton Report 🕔Sep 15, 2017

The bulls took a shellacking on the week, with most of the collapse occurring on the first two trading days of the week. Hurricane Irma’s path up the spine of Florida, which quickly sapped it of its vigor, and a

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Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Average quotations were 268 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, leaf 4, staple 34, mike 35-36 and 43-49, strength 27.0-28.9,

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Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

Mississippi Cotton: Late Crop Needs More Heat and Dry Weather

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Rain, cool weather, more rain and some wind have slowed cotton maturation, but since the crop was a little behind schedule, the damage may be less than if harvest were already underway. Darrin Dodds, cotton specialist with the Mississippi State

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Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

Louisiana Soybeans: Dry Weather Moving Harvest Along

👤By Bruce Schultz, LSU AgCenter 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Louisiana farmers are benefiting from long overdue dry weather that has allowed them to cut hay, harvest soybeans and plant sugarcane. “This spell of dry weather will let us get a lot done,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent

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Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

Moving Grain: Railroads Nearly Finished Restoring Service in Texas After Harvey

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 14, 2017

Railroads Nearly Complete in Restoring Service in Texas after Hurricane Harvey The railroads have made great strides in returning service to southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey. According to a September 7 customer announcement from Union Pacific, “Thanks to the incredible

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Hurricane Damage: FDA Clarifies Rules for Accepting Human or Animal Food Crops

Hurricane Damage: FDA Clarifies Rules for Accepting Human or Animal Food Crops

👤By Ben Mosely, USA Rice 🕔Sep 14, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a statement this afternoon to provide much needed guidance for farmers whose crops are in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Under the original statement issued by FDA last week, it was

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USDA Grants Extra Time, Procedures, to Document, Claim Disaster Losses from Hurricanes

USDA Grants Extra Time, Procedures, to Document, Claim Disaster Losses from Hurricanes

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced special procedures to assist producers who lost crops or livestock or had other damage to their farms or ranches as a result of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Also, because of the severe and widespread

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