Ag Disaster Aid Added to Funding Bill – DTN Oct 1, 2021

    🕔Oct 1, 2021
    Farmers and ranchers whose operations were struck by natural disasters in 2020 or 2021 will receive new aid relief as part of a $10 billion provision added to the government […]

    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 […]

    Weather: Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted Apr 9, 2019

    🕔Apr 9, 2019
    Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting a slightly below-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2019, citing the relatively high likelihood of a weak El Niño as a primary factor. Tropical Atlantic sea […]

    Ag Lenders to Politicians: Farmers Need Govt. Up and Running ASAP – DTN Jan 18, 2019

    🕔Jan 18, 2019
    CEOs of the three Farm Credit banks and the Farm Credit Council on Wednesday called on Congress and the Trump administration to reopen the government so that farmers can get […]

    North Carolina: Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land Dec 27, 2018

    🕔Dec 27, 2018
    North Carolina farmers with privately owned lands in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared disaster counties can apply for financial assistance to address resource concerns that were caused by 2018 […]

    Pecans: Impact of Hurricane Wind on Trees Depends on Variety Nov 5, 2018

    🕔Nov 5, 2018
    The pecan (Carya illinoenensis, family Juglandaceae) is native to the Mississippi floodplain of North America. Pecan trees are not well adapted to withstand hurricane force winds. Ironically, the best maintained […]

    Texas: Be Prepared for Flooding, High Winds Sep 14, 2018

    🕔Sep 14, 2018
    With the probability of extensive rain and high winds, especially in   coastal areas of the state as a result of tropical storms, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are asking […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Florida: Prepare Your Farm Early for Hurricane Season May 21, 2018

    🕔May 21, 2018
    It’s the beginning of hurricane season, time for farmers in Florida to worry about potential damage from a storm. Every farm and ranch in Florida must have an emergency plan in […]


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