Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured flooded areas of the southwest corner of her state on Monday, making a point that she was waiting to hear if and when Congress would […]

Disaster Assistance Bill (Finally) Passes Congress

🕔Jun 4, 2019Georgia peanut farmers applaud the U.S. House of Representatives passage of the long-awaited disaster aid bill by 354-58 yesterday. The passage comes eight months after Hurricane Michael devastated portions of […]

Florida: Sales Tax Relief for Farmers Hurt by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019During the Legislative Session, Florida Farm Bureau worked with Senator George Gainer and the other members of the Panhandle delegation to secure tax relief for farmers who were impacted by […]

Florida: Governor Activates Disaster Bridge Loans for Farms Hit by Michael

🕔May 17, 2019On May 15th, Governor Ron DeSantis activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support agricultural producers impacted by Hurricane Michael. The program will provide $25 million to […]

Hurricane Michael: Still No Relief for Struggling Farmers

🕔May 10, 2019On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane […]

Florida: Wakulla County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael

🕔Mar 28, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Wakulla County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael that occurred on Oct. 10, 2018, may be […]

Florida: 11 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Michael

🕔Mar 26, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 11 Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Walton and Washington counties who suffered […]

Georgia Growers Try to Decide What to Plant, How Much

🕔Mar 1, 2019Due to losses suffered during the last growing season and new tariffs, Georgia farmers are facing a sense of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming production season, according to University of Georgia […]

North Carolina: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Feb 27, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Michael and other recent disaster events may be eligible […]

Cotton: Georgia Still Left Hanging On Hurricane Michael Relief

🕔Feb 14, 2019The Georgia Cotton Commission is disappointed by a lack of response to the aftermath left by Hurricane Michael from our partners in the federal government.  Over four months after the […]

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