Mississippi River Flooding Expected to Peak at the 7th Highest Level Ever Near Quad Cities Next Week Apr 28, 2023

    🕔Apr 28, 2023
    The Upper Mississippi River levels are rising. As residents along parts of the river are forced to evacuate, others are working to sandbag and keep the flood waters away. USDA […]

    Reeling from another round of storms, California growers fight to recover farmland from flooding Mar 23, 2023

    🕔Mar 23, 2023
    California residents, farmers and ranchers have endured two intense storm systems in recent months that brought significant rainfall, snow and flooding to many areas. Storm-ravaged Californians are now bracing for […]

    Mississippi: Flash Floods Pose Hazards for Ag Commodity Production Aug 27, 2022

    🕔Aug 27, 2022
    Portions of central Mississippi and the lower Mississippi Delta saw more than 1 foot of rain between Aug. 21 and 25, and flash flooding will affect some agricultural commodities in […]

    Arkansas: Availability of Low-Interest Physical Loss Loans for Producers Affected by Natural Disasters Jul 3, 2022

    🕔Jul 3, 2022
    Physical loss loans can help producers repair or replace damaged or destroyed physical property essential to the success of the agricultural operation, including livestock losses. Examples of property commonly affected […]

    Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Fields Underwater? Crop Stage Critical for Recovery Jun 16, 2022

    🕔Jun 16, 2022
    Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio, especially in Northwest Ohio where 3-5 inches of rain fell in 24-48 hrs. This can lead […]

    Iowa Field Reports: Pest/Weed Management, Flooding, Replant Considerations Jun 7, 2022

    🕔Jun 7, 2022
    Cutworms and armyworms, flooding, replant considerations, and weed management/herbicide application considerations were some of the more common questions ISU Extension Field Agronomists received over this last week. Read on for […]

    Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding or Ponding Prior to Tasseling Jun 1, 2022

    🕔Jun 1, 2022
    Intense rainfall events (colloquially referred to as “toad stranglers” or “goose drownders”) flood low-lying corn fields and create ponding (standing water) in poorly drained areas (depressions, compacted soil) within other […]

    Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Crop Production After Heavy Rain, Field Flooding May 21, 2022

    🕔May 21, 2022
    A large swath of central Minnesota saw 4 to 7 inches of rain between May 7-14, with some locations reporting over 8 inches. This resulted in heavily flooded fields with […]

    Tennessee: Hickman County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods Jul 19, 2021

    🕔Jul 19, 2021
    This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

    Texas Cotton: Management Following Inundated, Saturated Conditions Jul 14, 2021

    🕔Jul 14, 2021
    After a dry start to the 2021 Texas cotton growing year, most of the production regions around the state have received much needed relief to drought conditions. The Texas drought […]


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