Georgia: 76 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Michael

🕔Dec 18, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 76 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael that occurred Oct. 9 through Oct. 11, 2018, may […]

Florida: County-Level Estimates for Hurricane Michael Ag Losses

🕔Nov 27, 2018Hurricane Michael devastated coastal communities along the Florida Panhandle but the storm also caused significant agricultural crop losses well inland, as shown by a new report from the University of […]

Florida: Ag Damage Assessments from Hurricane Michael

🕔Nov 19, 2018October 10, 2018 will be a date that farmers and ranchers in the Central Panhandle of Florida will never forget as long as they live.  Hurricane Michael landed in Bay […]

Georgia Pecans: Righting Leaning Trees vs. Removal – Which Is the Right Option?

🕔Nov 16, 2018One of the most difficult assessments following damage from wind is whether or not to keep leaning trees. There are a few different rules that Dr. Wells mentions in the […]

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Timber Losses – Salvaging Damaged Areas – Podcast

🕔Nov 16, 2018Following Hurricane Michael, Georgia has 13,000 acres of timberland that has effectively been wiped out. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what […]

Georgia Farmers Need Financial Relief Immediately, Says Ag Economist

🕔Nov 9, 2018To avoid losing their farms following Hurricane Michael, Georgia farmers need financial relief as soon as possible, according to Jeff Dorfman, a professor and agricultural economist in the University of […]

Sawyer on Crops: Livestock, Pasture Issues from Michael – Podcast

🕔Nov 2, 2018Hurricane Michael caused damage to pastures and forage, fences, hay and feed, as well as deaths and diseases to animals. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County […]

Georgia Cotton: Economists Estimate $600 Mln in Damage from Michael

🕔Nov 1, 2018University of Georgia agricultural economists believe that Georgia cotton farmers in the path of Hurricane Michael have only begun to feel the impact of the storm that took 90 or […]

Georgia: Wilcox County – Damage Estimates to Pecans, Cotton, Peanuts

🕔Oct 31, 2018It’s been three weeks since the storm came through Wilcox County. The eye of the hurricane went right above Pineview which put Wilcox right in the devastating path. Over 90 […]

Southwest Georgia Farmers Pick Themselves Up, Trudge Ahead

🕔Oct 31, 2018Just weeks after Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia, area farmers have moved from a state of shock into full recovery mode. Before dealing with their own losses, many farmers […]

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