Hurricane Impacts on Agriculture
ERS and USDA resources covering recent hurricane impacts, as well as historical and background information reporters may find useful.
USDA Hurricane Resources includes information on how USDA can assist those affected by recent hurricanes.
ERS Reports, Charts, and Articles
ERS Commodity Outlook Reports contain information on the impacts of recent hurricanes on various commodities.
- 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)
USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist has resources on the impacts of 2017 hurricanes.
ERS State Fact Sheets
ERS State Fact Sheets include data by state on top agricultural commodities, exports, and counties.