Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters Nov 22, 2017

🕔Nov 22, 2017
USDA has designated 26 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number […]

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Late Freeze Sep 5, 2017

🕔Sep 5, 2017
In response to a request from Troy Nichols, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Michigan, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Ionia, Kalamazoo and St. Joseph […]

South Dakota Corn: Late Season Frost Damage? What Should You Do? Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
The early morning of June 25th brought unusually cold temperatures to many areas of North Central South Dakota. The low temperatures resulted in damage to corn fields across the region. […]

Alabama Peach Production Takes Major Hit Jun 19, 2017

🕔Jun 19, 2017
Alabama Cooperative Extension System fruit specialists are estimating Alabama’s peach producers are harvesting only 10 to 30 percent of their normal crop this season. A lethal combination of a low number […]

Indiana Corn: Assessing Frost, Cold Injury to Young Plants May 12, 2017

🕔May 12, 2017
The risk of damaging spring frost events is one of the downsides to planting corn earlier than normal, but is one growers often accept when early spring field conditions are […]

Wheat: 1st Reports on Damage from Late Season Snow, Freeze – “Just Terrible.” May 4, 2017

🕔May 4, 2017
Kansas Wheat CEO Justin Gilpin is not a fellow who is prone to hyperbole. So, when @jp_gilp “Tweets” to the world that “we lost the Western Kansas wheat crop,” people […]

Kansas Wheat: How Did the Low Temperatures Affect Your Crop? May 1, 2017

🕔May 1, 2017
Wow……only in Kansas! We can easily go from 70 degrees F one day to below freezing the next! Our wheat crop likes these abrupt temperatures about as much as we […]

Ohio: Managing for Frost Injured Alfalfa Apr 4, 2017

🕔Apr 4, 2017
We have recently observed some alfalfa fields with frost damage and received reports of some plant heaving. Alfalfa broke dormancy with the warm weather in late February and early March, […]

Pennsylvania: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze, Frost Mar 15, 2017

🕔Mar 15, 2017
In response to a request from Holly Baker, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Pennsylvania, the USDA has designated Adams, Cumberland, Northumberland and York counties in Pennsylvania […]

Virginia Field Reports: Repeated Freezes a Concern for Planted Crops – USDA Apr 18, 2016

🕔Apr 18, 2016
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 17, 2016. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

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