Hurricane Michael agriculture damage expected to top $1.3 billion

Last week, the category 4 Hurricane Michael stormed across the Southeast U.S., hitting the coastal state of Georgia particularly hard. Of the $1.3 billion in damages to the agricultural industry that has been predicted, $1.2 billion is linked to Georgia alone.

“Michael’s impact has been the most widespread and devastating hurricane in recollection to impact […]

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Cattle production and modern technology — Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board A new social media campaign is helping consumers better understand how cattle producers are using advanced technology — like drones and solar panels […]

Puerto Rico’s agriculture takes $780 million hit

Last week the Category 4 Hurricane Maria slowly crawled across the Caribbean, leaving devastation in its wake. In the aftermath, a big focus of the media has been Puerto Rico, which lost all electricity island-wide, something unfathomable to many in developed nations that depend on power for most daily needs.

Both individuals and industries have […]