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Hurricanes, Floods, Drought and Wildfires, 2017 the Year of Disasters

From wildfires in Texas, Oklahoma and other states, to hurricanes that ravaged large parts of Texas, southern Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas, to drought-like conditions in parts of the Northern Plains, crops and livestock have been lost, infrastructure has been damaged and destroyed, and many farmers and ranchers are facing serious financial challenges this year, a few even voicing concern that such tough times threaten their future agricultural operations.

 

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Having moved on from its path of destruction in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma is now bearing down on Florida. And as anxious Floridians board up their windows in preparation for the deadly hurricane’s projected landfall on Sunday morning, disaster-response teams are readying their drones.   Read more

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