Midwest Flooding: 150K Growers, 16Mln Acres

🕔Apr 25, 2019The Midwest flooding crisis has already damaged grain and potentially many grain bin structures and is expected to present problems into July, impacting the current planting season. A geospatial intersection of […]

Iowa Floods: Available USDA Aid Takes Multiple Forms

🕔Apr 15, 2019To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […]

Congress: Disaster Aid Issues – What’s the Hold Up?

🕔Apr 10, 2019On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing regarding the Administration’s FY 2020 Agriculture Department Budget Request, and heard testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  During […]

Flood Damage: Governors Tell Corps of Engineers – It’s Time for a Change – DTN

🕔Apr 5, 2019Something has to change about the Corps of Engineers’ management of the Missouri River, three governors said Wednesday, though the governors acknowledged they don’t know exactly what that change will […]

Iowa: Applying Flood Adulterated Grain as Crop Nutrients

🕔Apr 3, 2019Flooding has been extensive in several areas of Iowa this spring. In some cases, stored grain has been affected by flood waters. Land application of flood adulterated grain as a […]

Nebraska: Flood Damaged Fields – 3 Stages of Repair

🕔Apr 2, 2019In the words of the immortal Yogi Berra, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” At least that’s the way it seems for some farmers adversely affected by the 2011 […]

Nebraska: Flood-Soaked Grains, Forages – Dispose Quickly – 4 Tips

🕔Apr 1, 2019The Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) recognizes in NDEQ Guidance Document 11-023 that flood-soaked grain or hay is almost certain to be contaminated, making it unfit for use as food […]

Louisiana: 2 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Louisiana parishes as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Lafayette and St. Martin parishes who suffered losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

Nebraska, Iowa Ag Businesses Struggle Where Flooding Hit Hard – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2019While historic floodwaters that ravaged northeast and north-central Nebraska and parts of Iowa are receding, agricultural operations continue to struggle to return to normal. Ethanol plants and feedlots, in particular, […]

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