Farming: Weather is Leading Cause of U.S. Crop Loss – How Do You Assess the Risk?

🕔Jan 25, 2019Agricultural policy analysis can be improved with a systematic approach to assessing relative risks for agricultural production. For example, the climate variables used to predict agricultural production outcomes are often […]

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas

🕔Nov 5, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac counties who suffered losses due to excessive snow and freeze […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues – 1st Freeze

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Person county experienced a week of dry weather that allowed […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Continues – Weekend Frost

🕔Oct 22, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Potential for Snow, Freeze Pushes Boll Opener Applications

🕔Oct 12, 2018Between Hurricane Michael damaging and destroying cotton crops across the Southeast, Tropical Storm Sergio preparing to move over the Texas Panhandle and Rolling Plains and a cold front swooping in […]

Texas Field Reports: Danger of Frost Has Passed for Most of State

🕔Mar 20, 2018Commercial and amateur vegetable growers are actively seeding and transplanting as much of the state appears to be clear of the threat of frost, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

🕔Nov 22, 2017USDA 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 […]

Alabama Field Reports: Rains, Frost Halt Field Work

🕔Oct 30, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. County Comments Henry Dorough, Talladega County  Rain on both ends of the week and a light frost midweek left […]

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Progressing Rapidly, 1st Frost in Some Areas

🕔Oct 24, 2017Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

South Carolina: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from March Freeze

🕔Oct 17, 2017USDA has designated nine counties in South Carolina as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by frost and freeze that occurred from March 4, 2017 through […]

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