Tag: Hurricane Harvey

18 Jul

USDA: ~$2 Billion Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

USDA – Approximately $2 Billion Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires USDA announced this past Monday that Ag producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 may now apply for assistance through November 16, 2018 to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue reflected on the […]

03 Jan

How is recent severe weather impacting agriculture?

How is recent severe weather impacting agriculture? Severe weather is an all too familiar subject and concern for farmers and ranchers.  And what a year 2017 has been.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has been tracking data on $1 billion+ weather events since 1980 that include droughts, floods, freezes, severe storms, tropical cyclones, […]

11 Sep

USDA Assists Texas Farmers & Ranchers

USDA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Farmers and Ranchers Recover From Hurricane Harvey   Temple, TX Sept. 8, 2017 – Hurricane Harvey made an impact on the lives of many in Texas, including our farmers and ranchers. As producers move into recovery mode, and assess damages and losses resulting from the hurricane and subsequent flooding, […]

30 Aug

Hurricane Harvey & its Impact on Texas Agriculture

Hurricane Harvey & its Impact on Texas Agriculture This past week has been a rough one for Texas which received record breaking rain totals and destruction due to Hurricane Harvey. And agriculture wasn’t left out of the mix.  Cotton, livestock, rice, corn and wheat were among those affected by the storm.  Cotton in particular was […]