Following an 11-year period with no direct hurricane strikes, Florida not only saw the streak broken with the landfall ofCategory 1 rainmaker Hermine in early September, but is now recovering from significant impacts left behind by Hurricane Matthew, a major storm that also caused havoc in Haiti, Cuba, and the Bahamas.
RALEIGH – The flood water hasn’t receded yet, but initial reports show that North Carolina’s agricultural industries took a beating from Hurricane Matthew. State ag officials do not have damage estimates, but the 48 counties affected by the storm are some of North Carolina’s largest ag counties. “The eastern counties[…]Read More »
The Missouri Department of Agriculture said it hopes to be able to lift its ban on the herbicide dicamba as early as this week, a restriction it ordered after complaints that use of the weed killer by some farmers was damaging crops in adjacent fields. Read moreRead More »