Florida: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma Jul 31, 2018

🕔Jul 31, 2018Florida agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Irma, may be eligible for U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans […]

Georgia Cotton Growers Hope to Rebound from 2017 May 9, 2018

🕔May 9, 2018Researchers project that Georgia’s cotton farmers will plant more than 1.45 million acres this year, an increase from 1.28 million acres in 2017, according to Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year Nov 16, 2017

🕔Nov 16, 2017Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet […]

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma Nov 15, 2017

🕔Nov 15, 2017USDA has designated 83 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 10 through Sept. 12, 2017. […]

Florida: 19 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Irma Oct 17, 2017

🕔Oct 17, 2017USDA) has designated 19 counties in Florida as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 9, 2017 through Sept. 12, […]

Florida: Hurricane Irma Ag Damages Estimated at $2.5 Bln Oct 16, 2017

🕔Oct 16, 2017Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced on October 4, 2017 that the preliminary agricultural damages caused by Hurricane Irma in Florida total more than $2.5 billion. In an […]

Tobacco: What’s Happened Since the Hurricane? Oct 9, 2017

🕔Oct 9, 2017Hurricane Irma did little damage to North Carolina burley or flue-cured, even though there was more tobacco still in the field in early September than is normal. Much of Virginia’s flue-cured crop […]

Puerto Rico’s Ag Sector Takes Big Hit From Irma Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017Farmers are assessing damages and making recovery efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean island earlier in the month. Puerto Rico Farm Bureau President Hector Cordero says […]

Alabama Cotton: Crop Escapes Major Hurricane Damage Sep 28, 2017

🕔Sep 28, 2017Cotton producers are looking toward harvest in the wake of two major hurricanes that slammed into the Texas and Florida coasts. Hurricane Irma, though not originally expected to affect Alabama, […]

Georgia Cotton: State Suffers at Least 10% Crop Loss from Irma Sep 27, 2017

🕔Sep 27, 2017Georgia’s cotton crop sustained at least $100 million in losses following Irma’s trek across the state, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension cotton agronomist Jared Whitaker. The hurricane, downgraded […]

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