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Emergency Handbook: Preparation and Recovery

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Southern states can experience some of the most violent weather extremes on earth. A typical year may include hurricanes, lightening, tornadoes, flash flooding, ice and snow. Alabama Extension and WSFA-TV, Montgomery, AL prepared this resource to help families, business and communities prepare for storms and clean up after they pass.

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Hurricane Deals Heavy Blow to Alabama Agriculture

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Hurricane Michael caused almost $204 million in agricultural damage alone as it moved across Alabama. Alabama Cooperative Extension System Director Gary Lemme called it a devastating blow to farmers in the state’s Wiregrass region. “Cotton farmers suffered the greatest losses,” said Lemme. “But the storm affected every portion of Wiregrass agriculture, including row ... The post Hurricane Deals Heavy... ...more

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Agriculture Damage Assessment

For farmers to have access to the most disaster assistance, comprehensive data on projected yields, estimated losses and other agricultural impacts is needed. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University is leading the data collection effort, documenting the complete effect Hurricane Michael had on Wiregrass area farmers. Complete the Agriculture Damage Assessment online here.