Hurricane Impacts on Agriculture
ERS and USDA resources covering recent hurricane impacts, as well as historical and background information reporters may find useful.
- USDA Disaster Resources includes information on how USDA can assist those affected by recent hurricanes.
- USDA Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Commodity Guides includes hurricane preparation and recovery guidance and state-specific resource links for the most economically important agricultural commodities in the southeastern states.
- Hurricane Ida - What DHS and FEMA are Doing includes the latest information from FEMA and DHS on Hurricane Ida.
- Hurricane Ida - What the U.S. Government is Doing includes government-wide information related to Hurricane Ida activities.
ERS Reports, Charts, and Articles
- ERS Commodity Outlook Reports contain information on the impacts of recent hurricanes on various commodities.
- ERS State Fact Sheets include data by state on top agricultural commodities, exports, and counties.
Background Information on Past Hurricane Impacts
- Chart of Note - Hurricane Michael’s impact on Georgia’s 2018 pecan crop will likely lead to lower production than previously expected
- Oil Crops Outlook: October 2018
- Cotton and Wool Outlook: October 2018
- Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: September 2018
- Chart of Note - North Carolina, recently affected by Hurricane Florence, accounted for an estimated 3 percent ($11 billion) of U.S. farm sector cash receipts in 2017
- Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: March 2018
- Hurricane Irma Hits Florida's Agricultural Sector (Amber Waves - February 2018)
- Rice Outlook: November 2017
- Vegetable and Pulses Outlook: October 2017
- Rice Outlook: October 2017
- Cotton and Wool Outlook: October 2017
- Oil Crops Outlook: October 2017
- Fruit and Tree Nuts Outlook: September 2017
- Oil Crops Outlook: September 2017
- Rice Outlook: September 2017
- Sugar and Sweeteners Outlook: September 2017
- Wheat Outlook: September 2017 (Note: See “Domestic Feature: Hurricane Harvey Interrupts Texas Gulf Rail Service, Port Loadings” on Page 5)