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 […]

Midwest Rain, Blizzard: Keeping Cattle Safe Still Challenging – DTN

🕔Apr 3, 2019John Widdowson saw the forecast during the week of March 10 and made a plan to keep his cattle safe in his operation near Gibbon, Nebraska. He moved his cow-calf […]

Farm Credit Strong Despite Ag Headwinds – DTN

🕔Apr 3, 2019From a federal perspective, the Farm Credit Administration is as prepared as it can be to help farmers weather the current challenging economic times from continually declining farm income and […]

Nebraska: 60 Days of Bad Weather and Hard Times

🕔Apr 2, 2019The recent string of weather events is definitely one for Nebraska’s history books. The key word to that sentence is “string” because it took a combination of patterns and extremes […]

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