USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit Wildfire, Hurricane Disaster Assistance Applications Oct 12, 2020

🕔Oct 12, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, as the deadline to submit applications for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Fires Rage in the West, Heavy Rains, Flooding from Sally Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
Summary Dozens of dangerous and sometimes deadly wildfires continued to burn across the West, with the greatest concentration of blazes affecting the parched Pacific Coast States. By mid-September, 16 active […]

Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN Jun 5, 2019

🕔Jun 5, 2019
Iowa 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 […]

Georgia: Soil Scientist Works to Improve Variable Rate Irrigation Jan 29, 2019

🕔Jan 29, 2019
University of Georgia soil scientist Matthew Levi is using technologies like digital soil mapping, spatial modeling and remote sensing to help his research colleagues and Georgia farmers improve their production […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Most Deadly Wildfire in California’s History Nov 15, 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2018
Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw improvements on the map across parts of the Southeast, Northeast, Northern Plains, the Rockies, and Desert Southwest. In the mountains of drought-stricken areas […]

Florida: New Crop-Damage Assessment System Will Speed Reporting After Disasters Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, economists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences realized that their UF/IFAS Extension colleagues needed a better system for reporting […]

Oklahoma: Fire Conditions Worsen Across the State Jul 23, 2018

🕔Jul 23, 2018
Officials with Oklahoma Forestry Services are asking citizens to use caution as record high temperatures and lack of rain are creating the potential for increased wildfire danger across the state.  […]

Hurricanes, Wildfires, 2017: Nearly $2Bln Available for Eligible Farmers Jul 17, 2018

🕔Jul 17, 2018
Agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 can apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continue through November […]

Oklahoma: Cattle Operation Losses from Wildfires Exceed $26 Mln May 4, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018
Estimated cattle operation losses from the April wildfires that raged across parts of western Oklahoma exceed $26 million, based on available information. “More than 348,000 acres burned causing a wide […]

Hurricanes, Wildfires: USDA Makes $2.36Bln Available in 9 States for Ag Recovery May 2, 2018

🕔May 2, 2018
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will deploy up to $2.36 billion appropriated by Congress through the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to help producers with recovery of their agricultural operations in […]

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