A weather pattern known as La Nina created drought conditions, and subsequent wildfires, across the U.S. Great Plains has faded, But its weather cousin, El Nino, may develop, according to the Climate Prediction Center.
From what’s being observed in some south Georgia pastures this fall, oats are struggling, with growers seeing issues from cold damage, nutrient and moisture stress, and possible barley yellow dwarf virus.
Farmers are sharing stories of weathering Hurricane Florence and the lingering devastation in a video by North Carolina Farm Bureau. Agricultural losses are nearly triple than those from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
The dollar and convenience store trend may be a downer for fresh produce consumption. That is at least one takeaway from a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service that looks at where