Louisiana: Ag Impacts from Laura Less Destructive Than Feared Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Although definitive results won’t be available for a few days, the effects on agriculture appear to be less destructive than most people feared before Hurricane Laura struck, but forests and […]

Arkansas: Laura’s Wicked Winds Twist Soybeans, Flatten Rice, Scatter Cotton Bolls Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
After a gray day of gusts and heavy rain that steamrolled crops, Tropical Storm Laura seemed to save her worst for after sunset, with the nighttime hours punctuated by tornado […]

Rice: Hurricane Laura Hits Hard, Damage Reports Vary Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Since September 2005, Hurricane Rita has been southwest Louisiana’s reference for measuring the severity of weather events.  Yesterday, thanks to Hurricane Laura, this area received a new reference point and […]

Rice Market Update: Damage Assessment from Laura Ongoing Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
It has been a rough week in the rice industry with all eyes on Hurricane Laura as it plows through the majority of the long grain rice production and halts […]

Crop Risk From Hurricane Laura – DTN Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
Hurricane Laura in the Gulf of Mexico continued to track toward the Texas-Louisiana coast Wednesday afternoon. The storm reached “catastrophic” Category 4 status early Wednesday afternoon, according to the National […]

Mississippi Crops: How Will Approaching Hurricanes Affect Harvest? – Podcast Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
State row crop specialists sit down with Bobby Golden and Jason Bond to discuss the influence of the impending storms on row crop harvest. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Hurricane8-24-20.mp3

Louisiana: Farmers Rushing Harvest Before Hurricane Laura Hits Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
North Louisiana farmers are rushing to get their corn crop out of the field before Hurricane Laura hits, and so far, the crop looks good. Laura also has the potential […]

Louisiana Farmers Prepare for Hurricane Laura Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
Farmers are preparing for Hurricane Laura by getting their crops out of the fields and moving livestock away from coastal areas. A previous storm that hit the Cameron Parish coast […]

Arkansas: Hurricane Laura May Affect Early Harvest Efforts Aug 25, 2020

🕔Aug 25, 2020
High winds and heavy rainfall from what forecasters expect will be a major hurricane — Hurricane Laura — will likely sweep through most of Arkansas by Friday, just as harvest […]

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