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In Louisiana, local prices signal the market is positioning for supply disruptions from the storm as shipping is grinding to a halt along the southern reaches of the Mississippi River.
Storm Delivers Latest Blow to Farm Economy as Elevators Shut

America’s agricultural economy is bracing for yet another hit as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward Louisiana, with grain elevators, cotton fields and cane crops in its projected path.

1 year ago
Cattlemen fought another round of winter weather this weekend, as Winter Storm Xanto brought blizzard conditions across the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes.
Ranchers Fight Winter Storm Xanto

Farmers and ranchers are digging out after Winter Storm Xanto hit a wide swath of the Upper Midwest and the Great Lakes Wednesday through the weekend, bringing record-setting snow falls.

2 years ago
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Montana Sees Heavy Snow Fall This Weekend

Snow is falling across a large portion of Montana today, bringing relief to areas struggling to control multiple wildfires. Some mountain passes could see up to 8” of snow by Saturday.

3 years ago
‘Significant’ amount of ranches affected, industry group says.
Thousands of Texas Cattle May Have Died in Wake of Harvey

Texas agricultural officials fear thousands of cattle may have died in the aftermath of Harvey, resulting in losses to ranchers of tens of millions of dollars.

3 years ago
Wildfire Threat Continues Through Holiday Weekend

Several devastating fires are currently raging in the western U.S.—and hot and dry weather will only exacerbate wildfire danger through the weekend.

3 years ago
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Deadly Wildfires Force Thousands From Homes

Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames.

3 years ago
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Livestock Pits for Dead Cattle Open in Western South Dakota

Two 20-foot-deep disposal pits opened on Monday to help ranchers dispose of livestock carcasses piling up since an early October blizzard decimated herds.

7 years ago
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Drought Proves that in Farming, Resilience Reigns

After last summer's record drought, farmers and ranchers are preparing for the possibility of another dry year.

7 years ago