This past week, Hurricane Laura wreaked havoc for families and farmers in Louisiana and Texas. FFA chapters have a list of needed items to recover.
The USDA reminds farmers and ranchers in the path of Tropical Storms Marco and Hurricane Laura of their programs that provide assistance during disasters.
The year 2020 will go down in history for many reasons, but now we can also add rare back-to-back tropical storms making landfall in the United States.
In Iowa alone, USDA reports 57 counties were in the path of the storm and will resurvey acres to determine damage for the Crop Production report.
Last week, a damaging storm called a derecho reeked havoc for many rural Midwesteners, and now farmers are left to clean up the aftermath.
Rural communities were hit hard by the derecho storms with straight-line winds, especially their crops, barns, houses, and grain bins.