Ag Lenders to Politicians: Farmers Need Govt. Up and Running ASAP – DTN

🕔Jan 18, 2019CEOs of the three Farm Credit banks and the Farm Credit Council on Wednesday called on Congress and the Trump administration to reopen the government so that farmers can get […]

North Carolina: Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land

🕔Dec 27, 2018North Carolina farmers with privately owned lands in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared disaster counties can apply for financial assistance to address resource concerns that were caused by 2018 […]

Pecans: Impact of Hurricane Wind on Trees Depends on Variety

🕔Nov 5, 2018The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. Pecan trees are not well adapted to withstand hurricane force winds. Ironically, the best maintained […]

Texas: Be Prepared for Flooding, High Winds

🕔Sep 14, 2018With the probability of extensive rain and high winds, especially in   coastal areas of the state as a result of tropical storms, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are asking […]

Florida: New Crop-Damage Assessment System Will Speed Reporting After Disasters

🕔Aug 28, 2018In the wake of Hurricane Irma, economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences realized that their UF/IFAS Extension colleagues needed a better system for reporting […]

Hurricanes, Wildfires, 2017: Nearly $2Bln Available for Eligible Farmers

🕔Jul 17, 2018Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continue through November […]

Florida: Prepare Your Farm Early for Hurricane Season

🕔May 21, 2018It’s the beginning of hurricane season, time for farmers in Florida to worry about potential damage from a storm. Every farm and ranch in Florida must have an emergency plan in […]

Hurricanes, Wildfires: USDA Makes $2.36Bln Available in 9 States for Ag Recovery

🕔May 2, 2018USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will deploy up to $2.36 billion appropriated by Congress through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to help producers with recovery of their agricultural operations in […]

USDA Recovery Efforts for Hurricane, Wildfire Victims

🕔Sep 12, 2017The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses impacted Hurricane Irma that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff […]

Flint on Crops: Can We Predict Hurricanes? – Commentary

🕔Sep 11, 2017The words, weather and prediction probably should not be included in one sentence since there are so many unknown factors that contribute to the way weather occurs. However, as we […]

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