USDA Resources Available for Farmers Hurt by 2018, 2019 Disasters

🕔Sep 10, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and […]

Nebraska: How Do Natural Disasters Affect Ag Land Leases?

🕔Aug 20, 2019According to recent findings from the USDA Agricultural and Resource Management Survey, agricultural land rent totaled $2.44 billion in Nebraska for 2018. The survey found rent as the third largest […]

NCRS Allocates $217.5Mln for Frequently Flooded Land

🕔Jul 24, 2019In response to recent flooding impacting many parts of the United States, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces the availability of $217.5 million dedicated to funding conservation easements on […]

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 […]

Mississippi: Low-Interest Loans for Ag Producers Impacted by Natural Disasters

🕔May 9, 2019Mississippi agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these […]

Midwest Flooding: 150K Growers, 16Mln Acres

🕔Apr 25, 2019The Midwest flooding crisis has already damaged grain and potentially many grain bin structures and is expected to present problems into July, impacting the current planting season. A geospatial intersection of […]

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

🕔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 […]

Iowa Floods: Available USDA Aid Takes Multiple Forms

🕔Apr 15, 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 […]

Mississippi: South Delta Farmers Wait for Flood Waters to Recede

Flood waters surround the bottom third of a mobile home with trees in the background.
🕔Apr 12, 2019Near a bridge that connects Issaquena and Sharkey counties, Waye Windham leaned toward the side of his boat and dipped a paddle down into flood water to gauge its depth. […]

Congress: Disaster Aid Issues – What’s the Hold Up?

🕔Apr 10, 2019On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture held a hearing regarding the Administration’s FY 2020 Agriculture Department Budget Request, and heard testimony from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  During […]

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