Ohio: 19 Counties Designated Natural Disaster to Floods, Storms

🕔Sep 19, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 19 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Tobacco: Adding Up the Damage from Dorian

🕔Sep 16, 2019In South Carolina, only 10 to 15 percent of the  crop was still in the field when Dorian arrived. In North Carolina, leaf is deteriorating quickly in areas struck by Dorian.

South Carolina Field Reports: Dorian Not as Bad as Expected

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 8, 2019. County Comments Brandon Lambert, Chester County Both Chester and Fairfield missed all the rain from the hurricane. The pasture […]

Virginia: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods

🕔Jul 29, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four counties in Virginia as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, and Warren counties who suffered losses caused due to the combined […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Barry Floodwaters Affecting Southwestern Crops

🕔Jul 18, 2019Hurricane Barry had a minimal effect on Louisiana croplands, but its aftermath left a narrow strip of flooding rain that will cause damage. Some soybeans were flooded, and rice was […]

Louisiana Field Reports: “Banged Up by Barry”

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Banged up by Barry” summarizes last week. […]

Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage

🕔Jul 10, 2019Over the last week I have had at least 5 separate calls from different parts of the state regarding trees–usually in the range of 2 years old up to 12-15 […]

Alabama: Dale County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Michael

🕔Jul 3, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Dale County, Alabama, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused significant rainfall, wind and flooding as a result of Hurricane Michael, […]

Michigan: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Storms

🕔Jul 3, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Antrim, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, and Otsego counties who suffered losses caused by excessive […]

Hurricane Michael: Still No Relief for Struggling Farmers

🕔May 10, 2019On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane […]

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