Flood 2008 Coverage

June 16, 2008 07:00 PM
 

Flood 2008 Coverage
Read about and see the effects of the floods that are swamping the Midwest.


News Stories
Flooding Problems Persist but Cool Dry Weather Prevails in the Corn Belt
by AgWeb.com Editors
Substantial flooding problems remain but, cool, mostly dry weather prevails across the Corn Belt, USDA's Joint Ag Weather Facility reported Monday. 
6/23/08

Army Corp of Engineers: Levee Overtopping Potential
by AgWeb.com Editors
See the U.S. Army Corp of Engineer's prediction for flooding in the Rock Island District.
6/23/08

Preparing for the Flood: Looking for Volunteers in Quincy
by Darrell Smith
The Fabius River Drainage District levee at West Quincy, Mo., is holding, thanks to a massive effort involving volunteers and donated food and equipment. But it requires constant maintenance.
6/20/08

Keep Tractor Safety in Mind During Storm, Flood Cleanup
by AgWeb.com Editors
6/20/08

USDA-NASS to Assess Impact of Midwest Flooding on 2008 Crop Acreage
6/19/08

When the Levee Breaks: One Farmer Accounts What's Happening Along the Flooded Mississippi River
by Jeanne Bernick
Farmer and DeKalb/Asgrow field advisor Jeff Hedges relayed the picture all too clearly by cell phone from river's edge near Oakville, Iowa.
6/18/08

President Bush Briefed On Midwest Flooding
by Pro Farmer Editors
President George Bush today was briefed on the flooding situation in the Midwest.
6/17/08

RFA Responds to Flooding Event, High Prices
by Pro Farmer Editors
Read Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen's statements on how flooding could affect the ethanol industry.
6/17/08

Midwest Flood Waters Remain Despite Dry Weather
by AgWeb.com Editors
Flood waters continue to strain levees in the middle Mississippi Valley despite the recent dry weather.
6/17/08

Will the Renewable Fuel Standard Be Flood Damaged?
by Greg Vincent
For the first time, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has hinted it may support a waiver to the ethanol mandate as outlined in the energy bill, if there is a significant supply shortage of corn.
6/16/08

Flooding: Iowa Biofuels Impacts
by Pro Farmer Editors
The following report was prepared by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) on June 13, 2008.
6/16/08

Harkin: Floods Likely Caused Significant Crop Losses in Iowa
Read the official statement from Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), prepared for AgDay, regarding the floods and excessive rainfall, and the effect on Iowa crops.
6/12/08

Iowa Floods Claim Significant Acres
by Greg Vincent
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says Iowa needs sunshine for the crop already planted and to dry fields so farmers can at least salvage some soybean acres.
6/12/08


Blogs
Photo: Iowa Floods Getting Very Dangerous by Tanner Ehmke
6/19/08

Under water in Iowa by Jeanne Bernick
6/19/08

A 2,200 Acre Corn Lake by Greg Vincent
6/12/08

Iowa: The Newest Great Lake by Greg Vincent
6/12/08

Iowa's flood: Pictures from the air by Chip Flory
6/12/08

If You Thought Your Flooded Fields Were Bad... by Tanner Ehmke
6/11/08

Crop Comments (includes many descriptions and photos of the 2008 floods.)
 

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