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Dossett on Rice: Indian Spot Price on the Move; FDA Flood Rule Stalls Texas Harvest

Dossett on Rice: Indian Spot Price on the Move; FDA Flood Rule Stalls Texas Harvest

👤By Markham Dossett, Talon Asset Management, LLC, Waco, Texas 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Cash Markets Indian spot rice prices are moving up. They are back close to the high of the year. The Indian government decided to stop exporting to Bangladesh from September 15 to November 30. They cited the recent floods in

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Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

Texas Hurricane Losses: When Crop Insurance Won’t Help – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Many cotton farmers in eastern and southern Texas were anticipating a strong crop this year, only to see their hopes washed away by Hurricane Harvey. Now they’re trying to salvage what’s left of their crops.   After coming ashore in

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Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

Hurricanes: Don’t Let Flooded Crops Enter Food Chain, says EPA – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Sep 11, 2017

As farmers in Florida, Georgia and other Southeastern states brace for Hurricane Irma, farmers in Texas are dealing with the post-Hurricane Harvey impacts of flooded crops.   Among the issues facing farmers is how to treat crops that were in

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Rose on Cotton: Will the ‘Hurricane Rally’ Continue?

Rose on Cotton: Will the ‘Hurricane Rally’ Continue?

👤By Louis W. Rose IV, Scott Sivils, Barry Bean - The Rose Report 🕔Sep 8, 2017

The Bulls made it three in a row over the holiday-shortened trading week as the projected path of Irma continues to turn more ominous for major cotton producing regions.  The ICE Dec contract gained 271 points on the week while

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Hurricane Season: 80% Likelihood of Above Average Activity – USDA Podcast

Hurricane Season: 80% Likelihood of Above Average Activity – USDA Podcast

👤From USDA 🕔May 30, 2017

This USDA podcast takes a quick look at the outlook for tropical storm and hurricane activity this summer and fall in both the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts. Rod Bain, USDA Reporter, interviews Ben Friedman, NOAA Acting Administrator and Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist.

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Hurricane Patricia: Rains Needed Despite Flooding Concerns – DTN

👤By Elaine Shein, DTN Associate Managing Editor 🕔Oct 23, 2015

When DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist Joel Burgio first looked at the wind speed for Hurricane Patricia early Friday morning, he thought it was a mistake. It wasn’t. “It’s very powerful,” Burgio said. With maximum sustained winds at 200 miles per

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Hurricane Joaquin – How Will It Compare To Sandy, Isabel? – AccuWeather’s Outlook.

Hurricane Joaquin – How Will It Compare To Sandy, Isabel? – AccuWeather’s Outlook.

👤By Alex Sosnowski, Senior Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com 🕔Sep 30, 2015

Questions have been raised about the similarity to Joaquin with other recent hurricane strikes in the mid-Atlantic states. According to Mike Smith, senior vice president and chief innovation executive of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, “There is going to be catastrophic flooding

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Georgia: Tropical Storm Erika – What to Watch Out For

Georgia: Tropical Storm Erika – What to Watch Out For

👤By Shane Curry and Pam Knox, University of Georgia 🕔Aug 27, 2015

By now many of you are aware of hurricane Erika’s forecasted path. Pam Knox, Extension Climatologist, sent the following info: “Meteorologists have been watching the development of Tropical Storm Erika in the western Atlantic Ocean. It is located today east

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Louisiana’s Coastal Protection – Blueprint For World

Louisiana’s Coastal Protection – Blueprint For World

👤From University of Wyoming 🕔Aug 20, 2015

A decade after Hurricane Katrina hammered America’s Gulf Coast, measures are being taken there to protect against similar devastation from natural disasters — as well as against long-term, gradual impacts resulting from climate change. But other coastal regions across the

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