Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to slam into Florida’s eastern coast as a Category 4 storm, could devastate Florida’s agricultural areas.
Hurricane Florence is currently on track to slam into North Carolina — at “best” as a strong Category 3, but possibly even as a Category 5. This will be a catastrophic event, and there hasn’t been this much trepidation and concern about a storm since Hurricane Harvey tore into the Texas area about this time […]
The USDA’s Office of Rural Development is reaching out to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to provide tools and resources to speed recovery. In a news release, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said that the “emergency procedures will provide additional flexibility for Rural Development borrowers and community partners to … ensure they have what they need […]