River Levees: 2019 Midwest Breaches And Flooding Complicate Crop Insurance Mar 10, 2020

🕔Mar 10, 2020
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig met with USDA officials from different agencies and local farmers Friday at the Silver Spur Bar & Grill but took his burger to go […]

Missouri River Basin Under Continued Flood Threat – DTN Feb 11, 2020

🕔Feb 11, 2020
Extremely wet soils and prospects for at least normal precipitation have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continuing to raise the specter of possibly heavy spring flooding again in 2020. […]

Missouri River Flooding: Tough Outlook Now And Later – DTN Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning residents throughout the Missouri River watershed that the risks for spring flooding in 2020 remain high. This week, the Corps has been […]

Missouri River Flood Debate: Army Corps of Eng., Levee Repairs, Cost Benefit Ratio – DTN Apr 18, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019
Congress appropriating funds for Midwest levee repair doesn’t necessarily mean that’s where the money would go if the Army Corps of Engineers and the White House use cost-benefit analysis to […]

Field Crop Roundup – Tough Spring Alters Planting Prospects – DTN Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]

Missouri River: Two Historic Floods in 8 Years – Farmers Asked Why – DTN Apr 1, 2019

🕔Apr 1, 2019
Missouri farmers and officials see greater risks for more flooding as spring continues, but they also want to see some long-term systemic changes in flood control on the Missouri River. […]

Grain Losses Due To Flood – Uncertainty For Farmers – DTN Mar 26, 2019

🕔Mar 26, 2019
Farmers who lost grain in their bins during historic floods won’t see any kind of indemnity unless Congress includes it in a disaster package. More details about federal resources for […]

Arkansas: 1st Week of Blue Skies – Fieldwork Begins in Earnest Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
Throughout the Arkansas Delta, growers have eyed the first relatively dry week of weather since last September with cautious optimism. Stewart Runsick, staff chair for the Clay County Cooperative Extension […]

Midwest Flood Damage High From Lack of Warning – DTN Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019
Exasperated local officials told Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday about lost farms and businesses due to flooding, ongoing river breaches, the need for higher levees and their concern about […]

Missouri – Some Farmers Still Reeling From 2011 Flooding, Now Underwater Again – DTN Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019
Roger Ideker’s farm near St. Joseph, Missouri, was under water in 2011 from June until September. For years he fought the federal government, specifically the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

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