Disaster Agriculture


USDA Reminds Producers of Upcoming Livestock Disaster Assistance Deadline @DairyHerd

Special thanks to Dairy Heard Management for allowing us to link you to this vital information. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds livestock producers that the Jan. 30, 2015, deadline to request assistance for losses suffered from Oct. 1, 2011 through Dec. 31, 2014, is fast approaching. Applications for the Livestock Indemnity Program and the…


Drought Task Force: Climate Change Not To Blame ~Farm Futures

Despite ongoing discussion that drought is strong indicator of climate change, a federal study released this spring by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says last year’s drought was not instigated by climate change, but by a reduction in moisture coming in from the Gulf of Mexico. The report authors point to two specific reasons…