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

🕔Apr 18, 2019Congress 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, 2019This 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, 2019Missouri 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, 2019Farmers 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, 2019Throughout 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, 2019Exasperated 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, 2019Roger 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, […]

Nebraska Ag’s Worst Disaster In History – Losses Pile Up – DTN Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019As flood waters continue to recede in the east and the dig out continues from a recent blizzard in the west, the agriculture tally from the worst disaster in Nebraska’s […]

USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, Communities Affected by Recent Flooding Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […]

Iowa Farmers Survey Devastation; Floodwaters Continue Rising Mar 21, 2019

🕔Mar 21, 2019The floods of 2011 and 1952 were bad, but even the old-timers cannot remember when so much water flooded the Missouri River basin in southwestern Iowa. Signficant flooding is also […]

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