NEWS
Floods Pummel Central Europe
Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:06 AM CDT

FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) -- Agriculture in Central Europe has been hard hit by floods -- the worst some regions have seen in more than 500 years -- while industry analysts estimate the economic damage could top that seen in similar flooding in the region in 2002.

Economic damage in Germany from the floods is expected to cost some EUR11 billion ($14.6 billion), equal to the damages caused by devastating floods 11 years ago, said the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Friday. Still, the damage estimates in some individual German regions could continue to rise.

The 2002 ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 1 With sub-$4 corn forecast for multiple years, growers need to make a preemptive strike on their 2...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
Ag Weather Forum
Rain Saturday in Northern Growing Areas
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Rain Friday in Plains, Prairies Areas
Heaver Rains Coming for Prairies
Ag Weather Forum
Scattered Showers Expected Friday
Market Impact Weather