In the USA, a new record for weather disasters for the agricultural sector has been set in 2023

Updated Sep 21, 2023
For the current period, the first eight months of 2023 in the United States rank first in the number of historically recorded natural disasters that had a devastating economic impact on the agricultural industry. Meteorologist emeritus Bryce Anderson writes about this in an article published on the portal “Weather data for August shows that the unstable meteorological summer of 2023 in the United States continues unabated. This includes the occurrence of weather and climate disasters costing billions of dollars. The August 2023 U.S. Climate Report from the National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) notes that “from July to August alone, eight new weather and climate disasters costing billions of dollars were confirmed, including: Hurricane Idalia and several other major hurricanes.” firestorm in Hawaii, flooding in the Northeast in mid-July, hail in Minnesota in August, and a number of other economically significant weather events.” The year is not yet ...
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