13 Texas counties have been designated as primary natural disaster areas by the USDA. Producers in Anderson, Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Haskell, Houston, Leon, Madison, Sutton, Walker, Washington and Young who suffered losses caused by excessive moisture and flooding that occurred from Sept. 3, 2018, through Jan. 28, 2019, may … Read More

For American farmers already struggling to navigate the U.S.-China trade war, optimism for the spring planting season is washing away. Floods from the Mississippi Delta to the Dakotas have inundated roads and submerged fields just as Midwestern farmers should be preparing the soil to sow this year’s seeds. If land … Read More

Donation of supplies and hayThe Nebraska Department of Agriculture has opened a “Hay and Forage Hotline,” to connect buyers with sellers of hay, pasture and other types of forage. This hotline service is available to all buyers and sellers for free. The department is providing this information as … Read More

Nearly two-thirds of the Lower 48 states face an elevated risk for flooding through May, with the potential for major or moderate flooding in 25 states, according to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued on March 21. The majority of the country is favored to experience above-average precipitation this spring, increasing … Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen is working to assist cattle producers affected by a recent blizzard and historic flooding by launching a disaster relief fund to collect monetary donations. If you would like to donate hay, feed stuffs, fencing materials, volunteer help, equipment, or if you are seeking assistance, please call … Read More

According
to the USDA NRCS Water and Climate Update weekly report, the winter of 2018-19
was the wettest ever for the U.S. Record-setting snow fell in the West and
upper Midwest, culminating in the second-wettest February on record. Meanwhile,
steady rainstorms crossed the Midwest with 19 states having a top 10 wettest
February … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS| March 19, 2019

Gary O’Neill, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist for Oklahoma, is reminding producers that have been affected … Read More

Recent heavy snow and flooding have wreaked havoc for the livestock industry across the Midwest, causing damage and losses for countless producers. Nebraska Cattlemen is working to assist cattle producers impacted by natural disasters by launching a disaster relief fund.

Gov. Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for the 60 Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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As spring unfolds around Texas, so does the rain. Making decisions on when to move cattle from flood-prone areas can take a bit of planning, so it helps to have flood forecast tools on hand. The National Weather Service (NWS) uses river forecast models to estimate the amount/level of water … Read More