Early Hurricane Michael Reports Indicate Heavy Loss to Cotton, Pecans, Property

Hurricane Michael Damage

(AP) Hurricane Michael tore through some of Georgia‚Äôs most productive farmland Wednesday afternoon and evening, packing winds as high as 120 miles per hour and destroying vulnerable cotton, peanuts, pecans and vegetable crops, in addition to significant property damage. Early reports indicate damage to aerial applicator aircraft hangars, chicken houses,… Continue reading

Florence an Agriculture Nightmare – September 20, 2018

Florence surpasses Matthew in Agriculture Destruction

Florence swamps Matthew as North Carolina agriculture scourge Twice as many livestock have died in North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence as perished in Hurricane Matthew two years ago, and more manure lagoons have been damaged or flooded, state agencies said on Wednesday. Cities protest farm bill ban on local… Continue reading