Florida: Hurricane Sally’s Toll On Escambia County Crops In Pictures Sep 21, 2020

🕔Sep 21, 2020
Hurricane Sally was a Category 2 hurricane with 105 mph winds at landfall in Gulf Shores, Alabama (11 miles west of FL), but in rural farming regions of the Florida […]

Louisiana: Reduced Plant Growth Due to Soil Compaction Sep 21, 2020

🕔Sep 21, 2020
A soybean field in West Carroll Parish with a poor growing area was investigated earlier this month. The visual observation showed mainly weeds growing in the suspect space surrounded by […]

AgFax Weekend: More COVID-19 Aid Set | Federal Safety Net Favors Soybeans Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – More COVID-19 Aid Set | Federal Safety Net Favors Soybeans | and more.

Florida: Hurricane Sally Slams Panhandle – DTN Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
The number 16 may be sweet for some, but farmer Ryan Jenkins will forever associate it with saturated, damaged crops. Hurricane Sally dumped anywhere from 15 to 30 inches of […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Fires Rage in the West, Heavy Rains, Flooding from Sally Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Summary Dozens of dangerous and sometimes deadly wildfires continued to burn across the West, with the greatest concentration of blazes affecting the parched Pacific Coast States. By mid-September, 16 active […]

Kansas: Study indicates Rising Temperatures Will Increase Yield Risk, Rrop Insurance Premium Rates Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
In a different approach, agricultural economists use ‘cause of loss’ crop insurance data Kansas State University agricultural economists have taken a different approach than most to determine the risk farmers […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Oct., Nov., Dec. Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
La Niña conditions are present, and are likely to continue through the Northern Hemisphere winter (75% chance). The forecaster consensus favors a borderline moderate event during the peak November-January season. […]

Georgia Pecans: Impacts from Hurricane Sally Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Georgia pecan growers were fortunate to have largely escaped any serious effects from Hurricane Sally, which weakened to a Tropical Depression as it moved through the state Thursday evening and […]

Iowa: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 10 Iowa counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Buena Vista, Hamilton, Harrison, Ida, Madison, Monona, Pocahontas, Polk, Pottawattamie and Story counties who suffered […]

Nebraska: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Nebraska counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties who suffered losses caused recent drought may be eligible for […]

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