Hurricane Irma is bearing down on the northern Caribbean islands at Category 5-strength, and residents and businesses in its path are making storm preparations.
Hurricane Irma is tracking toward the United States, and because FEMA and other resources are depleted because of Harvey, farmers and all citizens should prepare now.
Under the "Fresh From Florida" marketing campaign offered by the state's agriculture officials to stores and consumers, people are encouraged to buy things that are grown and raised in the Sunshine State, but beef isn't one of those products, yet.
Ranchers in Florida are no stranger to hurricane preparations, but each one brings it's own concerns. Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall this weekend.
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While it's still fresh in your mind, now is the time to make changes to your farm or ranch record keeping system. There are many programs available to help you organize your financial information.
Cattle prices are very good, but for how long? The more people jump into production, the greater the likelihood of prices falling.