2019 Flooding and Livestock Rescues, More Rain Predicted – DTN

🕔Jun 25, 2019When recent flooding hit Catoosa, Oklahoma, a group of cowboy buddies joined together to help the people of their small town, especially farmers, any way that they could. Since March, […]

St. Louis Harbor Reopens While Flood Misery Continues in Lower Miss. River – DTN

🕔May 21, 2019The good news for the week was the reopening of the St. Louis Harbor to barge traffic, but it could close again as flooding continues with more rain expected to […]

Missouri River Flood Debate: Army Corps of Eng., Levee Repairs, Cost Benefit Ratio – DTN

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

Florida: New Crop-Damage Assessment System Will Speed Reporting After Disasters

🕔Aug 28, 2018In the wake of Hurricane Irma, economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences realized that their UF/IFAS Extension colleagues needed a better system for reporting […]

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Weed Control Success; More on Harvey; Heat Units Still Needed

🕔Sep 13, 2017We have more reports about Harvey damage from Gaylon Morgan and Josh McGinty. Additionally, scroll down to read recent crop insurance information from Plains Cotton Growers representatives. Weed control is reportedly looking good. Chuck […]

Arkansas Field Reports: Flash Floods Hit Soybeans, Some Corn Ears Sprouting

🕔Aug 22, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Kevin VanPelt, Conway County  “Flash flooding put several hundred acres of soybeans […]

Louisiana: Evangeline Parish Designated Natural Disaster Area from Flood

🕔Jun 22, 2017In response to a request from Christine Normand, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Louisiana, the U.S. Department of Agriculture designated Evangeline Parish in Louisiana as a […]

Grain: Upper Midwest Drought – Will it Affect Crop Prices? – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2017From November 2016 to January 2017, North Dakota had received 47 inches of snow, and South Dakota railcars and locomotives were buried in snow. But in last week’s USDA Crop […]

Farm Policy: Wall Street Journal Runs Special Section on Ag Issues

🕔May 16, 2017Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal included a special section on agricultural issues. The section included several articles that covered a variety of different topics ranging from urban farming, to creative new […]

Louisiana Rice: Flood Effects – Will Rice Survive, What About N Loss?

🕔May 4, 2017We have probably had the best start to the rice season here in Louisiana that we have had in at least a half decade. We started with warm, clear and […]

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