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  1. Top Ag News
    Hay Drop, Crop Updates on Southeast Texas Floods

    Farmers and ranchers across several Southeast Texas counties are assessing damages caused by multiple days of heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Imelda, […]

    September 30, 2019
  2. Top Ag News
    AgriLife Extension Lends Support in Imelda Aftermath

    A total of 1,471 square bales of hay were airdropped to more than 4,500 cattle stranded by Tropical Storm Imelda. (Texas A&M […]

    September 25, 2019
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    Southeast Texas Farmers Face Historic Cloudbursts Twice in Two Years

    For the fourth time in the last five years, parts of Southeast Texas are facing what hydrologists are calling a “500-year flood […]

    September 23, 2019
  4. Top Ag News
    Rains Force Corps Response

    Heavy rains over the past two weeks in the upper Plains are prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to first reduce […]

    September 16, 2019
  5. Top Ag News
    Save Trip to FSA If You Have Corn, Soybean 2019 Prevent Plant Acres

    2019 Prevent Plant Acres Still Waiting for Disaster Aid Signups began Wednesday at Farm Service Agency (FSA) locations for agricultural producers around […]

    September 12, 2019
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    As Dorian Hits Coast, NC Activates Hotline to Help Ag Emergencies

    The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services activated a hotline Sept. 5 to connect farmers with resources that can assist […]

    September 5, 2019
  7. ProAg News
    Strong Claims Response Helps Farmers Deal with Tough Spring

    The numbers tell the tale: 19.4 million prevented planting acres and more than $1.49 billion in prevented planting indemnities paid thus far […]

    September 4, 2019
  8. Top Ag News
    Explaining Variation Across Counties in 2019 MFP Payment Rates

    The per-acre payment rate for some non-specialty crops is the same for all acres in a county but varies considerably across counties.

    August 8, 2019
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    Livestock Grazing Seen As Key Tool to Combat Wildfire Threat

    Private and public landowners, anxious to reduce fire threat on their properties, increasingly are turning to grazing to clear out dry vegetation and create defensible space.

    August 2, 2019
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    USDA’s RMA-Prevent Plant Claims Are More Than $458 Million

    While the RMA doesn’t have a concrete number on prevent plant acres yet, they have a better handle on the dollar amount of prevent plant claims.

    July 31, 2019