Damage reports flood in from the field following monster storm, and it’s not pretty.
The devastating human toll from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey has rightly dominated news coverage. Growers and those who work with them, however, should also think about how this historic storm will also affect them.
State of emergency declared for fast-forming tropical system.
Current conditions in the tropics warrant marked revision in potential storm season scenarios.
Forecasters predict above-normal storm activity, depending on El Niño’s naughtiness.
Possible return of El Niño climate phase could sap strength out of any stormy scenarios.
Florida growers have been knocked down before only to come back stronger. That same resolve is alive and well after Matthew.
Growers are hoping for federal assistance as cleanup from the storm continues.
Between drought in the Northeast, forest fires in the West, and Hurricane Matthew in the Southeast, many growers and marketers are trying to figure out what their next steps should be.
Even though the major storm didn’t make landfall in the Sunshine State, Mother Nature made sure to leave her mark.
Early estimates on property losses surge into the billions. FEMA assistance now available.
Storm delivers extra dose of precipitation during one of the state’s wettest spells on record.
After a relatively sluggish start to the campaign, revised forecast foresees increased tropical activity ahead.
Exiting El Niño setting stage for return to normal storm activity in the tropics.
Extended range outlook cites El Niño as culprit in what could be one of the least active seasons in recent memory.
When dealing with disaster, complacency can kill your farm.