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Stories Tagged "Hurricane Katrina"

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Market to Market (August 31, 2012)

posted on August 31, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)
Full Program: Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina. Promising to get America back on track, Mitt Romney accepts the GOP nomination. A trio of brothers teaches millions about agriculture by showing “how they grow it” in... Full Story

Post-hurricane Repair Continues at the Gulf Ports

posted on December 30, 2005 at 8:12 PM

Post-hurricane Repair Continues at the Gulf Ports
Barge traffic on northern portions of the Mississippi River has halted for the winter months, but post hurricane repair work further south at the gulf ports continues -- with a goal to get back to 70% of pre-Katrina shipping capacity by March or... Full Story

USDA Works To Ease Grain Shipping Backlog

posted on November 4, 2005 at 8:11 PM

The government is stepping up efforts to unload hundreds of Mississippi River barges carrying crops damaged by Hurricane Katrina. Full Story

Agricultural Cost of Katrina Mounts

posted on September 23, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Agricultural Cost of Katrina Mounts
The government issued its first official estimate of agricultural losses due to Hurricane Katrina this week -- and the numbers are staggering. Full Story

North Dakota Lawmakers Call for Disaster Assistance

posted on September 16, 2005 at 8:09 PM

North Dakota Lawmakers Call for Disaster Assistance
Flanked by dozens of farmers, Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan stressed that while Hurricane Katrina victims are at the forefront of the disaster relief package, they are not alone. Full Story

Cotton, Rice Farmers See Impact of Katrina

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Cotton, Rice Farmers See Impact of Katrina
Crop damage caused by Hurricane Katrina across the Delta appears to be widespread, but spotty. Full Story

Katrina Affects Barge Rates And Grain Prices

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Katrina Affects Barge Rates And Grain Prices
The gulf ports may be under repair and in partial operation, but the ripple effects are still being felt upriver in farm country. Full Story

Farmers Face Even Higher Fuel Costs

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Farmers Face Even Higher Fuel Costs
Hurricane Katrina will push fuel prices even higher for farmers just in time for harvest season. Full Story

Congress Postpones Cuts To Ag Budget

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Congress Postpones Cuts To Ag Budget
Katrina's winds pushed inside the beltway this week and disrupted upcoming Budget Committee negotiations in the House and Senate. Full Story

Hurricane Puts Softwood Lumber Talks On Hold

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Hurricane Katrina dealt a blow to softwood lumber negotiations this week as talks between the United States and Canada were put on hold. Full Story

Commodity Transport Hit by Hurricane

posted on September 2, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Commodity Transport Hit by Hurricane
Louisiana Gov "...worry first about the medically needy." As it should be, the focus in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is on search and rescue of hundreds if not thousands of stranded survivors in several southern states. Full Story

Rising Prices Fuel Farmers' Concerns

posted on September 2, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Rising Prices Fuel Farmers' Concerns
For those in the Midwest, the impact of Katrina may appear to be remote, with one notable exception -- fuel. Full Story

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