Florida: $380Mln for Hurricane Michael Timber Recovery Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried applauded the signing of an agreement between the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to administer $380.7 million in grant funding to help […]

Georgia Ag Commissioner Announces $347Mln for Farm Recovery Program Feb 26, 2020

🕔Feb 26, 2020
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black announced today the Farm Recovery Block Grants for farmers and forest landowners affected by Hurricane Michael. The Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) will begin accepting […]

Florida: $380Mln in USDA Disaster Relief for Panhandle Timber, Crop Producers Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced on November 8, 2019 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has allocated $380.7 million in federal block grant funding for Florida farmers devastated by Hurricane Michael, including direct relief […]

Georgia Pecans: Growers Still Recovering from Michael Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019
A year after Hurricane Michael ravaged southwest Georgia, including the region’s pecan industry, farmers still are struggling as they harvest this year’s crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

USDA Announces $800Mln Available for AL, FL, GA Farmers Hit by Michael, Florence Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will make available $800 million to agricultural producers in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia affected by hurricanes Michael and […]

Georgia Meeting Will Cover Trade Aid, Disaster Recovery Assistance Oct 5, 2019

🕔Oct 5, 2019
The University of Georgia Extension and Georgia FSA are hosting producer education meetings throughout the state of Georgia, Oct. 8-11. Meetings will be held in Bainbridge, Tifton, Douglas, Reynolds, Waynesboro, […]

Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Over the last week I have had at least 5 separate calls from different parts of the state regarding trees–usually in the range of 2 years old up to 12-15 […]

Alabama: Dale County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Dale County, Alabama, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused significant rainfall, wind and flooding as a result of Hurricane Michael, […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN Jun 5, 2019

🕔Jun 5, 2019
Iowa 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, 2019

🕔Jun 4, 2019
Georgia 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 […]

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