While residents of southwest Florida as well as the Carolinas are currently still picking up from the incredible destruction of Hurricane Ian, and Puerto Ricans are dealing with power losses and damage from massive flooding that fell during Hurricane Fiona, extension agents and farmers are starting to assess the toll that the wind and rain from these tropical storms have taken on agricultural production from the storms. Here are some of the stories I have read this week discussing some of the losses that farmers have seen so far.

Southeast AgNet: Puerto Rico Farmers Assessing Damage from Fiona

Growing Produce: Hurricane Ian Deals Big Blow to Florida Agriculture — What Now for Growers?

Fox 35 Orlando: Florida citrus growers face ‘gamut of damages’ from Hurricane Ian

The Ledger: Citrus crop losses from Ian expected to top 80 percent in some areas

Specialty Crop Industry: Florida Blueberry Producer: We Took It on the Chin

Specialty Crop Industry: Strawberry Producer Delays Planting Ahead of Ian: ‘Definitely the Right Call’

Fox 13 Tampa Bay: Dakin Dairy Farm loses 250 milk cows after Hurricane Ian hits Manatee County

Specialty Crop Industry: Considerations for Blueberry Farmers Following Hurricane Ian

Southeast Farm Press: Row crops dodged Ian’s damage, but not all

Damage to citrus groves at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center at Immokalee. Photo by Monica Ozores-Hampton.