Florida: Hurricane Michael Relief Fund Aid Available Through Feb. 15

🕔Dec 14, 2018Many farm families in North Florida have suffered unprecedented losses due to Hurricane Michael. As part of its response to the crisis, Florida Farm Bureau has created a fund that […]

Florida: County-Level Estimates for Hurricane Michael Ag Losses

🕔Nov 27, 2018Hurricane Michael devastated coastal communities along the Florida Panhandle but the storm also caused significant agricultural crop losses well inland, as shown by a new report from the University of […]

Florida: Ag Damage Assessments from Hurricane Michael

🕔Nov 19, 2018October 10, 2018 will be a date that farmers and ranchers in the Central Panhandle of Florida will never forget as long as they live.  Hurricane Michael landed in Bay […]

Florida: Disaster Relief – Properly Documenting Damages

🕔Nov 12, 2018Following the USDA-FSA (United States Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency) meetings that were held across the Panhandle in response to Hurricane Michael, one word was a common factor program qualification: […]

Florida: Hurricane Emergency Bridge Loans – 8 Points You Need to Know

🕔Nov 12, 2018Over the past month every business in the impact zone of Hurricane Michael has felt the anguish of anticipating large expenses that no one had budgeted for.  There are a […]

Florida: Post-Hurricane, 4 Steps to Take in Reporting Damage

🕔Nov 5, 2018In response to requests for information about post-hurricane mitigation for producers in the Florida Panhandle, this statement is meant to serve as a starting point for farmers and Extension professionals […]

Pecans: Impact of Hurricane Wind on Trees Depends on Variety

🕔Nov 5, 2018The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. Pecan trees are not well adapted to withstand hurricane force winds. Ironically, the best maintained […]

Florida Panhandle: Drones Used to Assess Hurricane Michael Damage

🕔Oct 30, 2018Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences recently traveled to Panhandle counties to include Gadsden, Jackson and Calhoun with their drones to assess damage after […]

Florida: $158 Mln in Ag Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 30, 2018Hurricane Michael caused production losses totaling $158 million for Florida’s agricultural industries in the 2018-19 growing season, according to economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural […]

Florida: NRCS Aid Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land

🕔Oct 26, 2018Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through […]

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