Tiny Particles Have Outsize Impact on Precipitation Jan 25, 2018 by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tiny particles fuel powerful storms and influence weather much more than has been appreciated, according to a study in the Jan. 26 issue of the journal, Science. Florida Ranchers Lose $238 Million to Irma Oct 06, 2017 by Greg Henderson Hurricane Irma cost Florida’s cattle ranchers $238 million. That’s based on preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Texas Ranchers Battle Hurricane Harvey to Protect Cattle Sep 22, 2017 by Sara Brown Ranchers are assessing damage and trying to evacuate livestock after Hurricane Harvey invaded the Texas coast, bringing torrential rains, tornadoes and high winds. Louisiana Farmers Struggling with Hay, Feeding Cattle After Harvey Sep 08, 2017 by Ashley Davenport, Farm Journal Broadcast and Multimedia Editor According to agents from the Louisiana State University AgCenter say the biggest concern is moving cattle to higher ground and feeding them. Scouts Report Severe Weather, Extreme Corn Variability in Indiana Aug 22, 2017 by Anna-Lisa Laca The Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour isn’t all clear skies, sunshine and 240 bushel corn. In fact, today, on the Eastern leg of the tour, scouts were met with severe weather and extreme variability in the fields. Wet Conditions Increase Cow Feed Needs Feb 14, 2018 by Sara Brown Mud and cold, wet conditions are much more difficult to manage than just the bitterly cold. Christmas Eve, Day Winter Storm to Cause Problems Dec 21, 2017 by Alex Sosnowski, Senior Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com Storms on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are predicted to snarl traffic in Midwestern and northeastern U.S Onion prices on rise as snow stymies Idaho, Oregon Jan 23, 2017 by Ashley Nickle Grower-shippers in the Treasure Valley region said onion prices are likely to spike as snow continues to hamper production.