Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.
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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.
FAPRI’s baseline projections point to little change in net farm income over the next decade, which could lead to further erosion in the farm financial picture for agriculture. For 2019, FAPRI sees livestock receipts not boasting the numbers USDA currently projects.