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Florida Weather: Long Dry Spell Punctuated by Heavy Rains

Florida Weather: Long Dry Spell Punctuated by Heavy Rains

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Recent rainfall was very welcome by farmers and ranchers in north central Florida. However, it will do little to make up for the dry conditions experienced from October through March.

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Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Across Southeast, With Improvements in Florida

Drought Outlook: Expansion Likely Across Southeast, With Improvements in Florida

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by David Miskus, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Although the climatologic dry season is fast approaching in the West, the past 30 days continued to bring ample precipitation to much of the region. In addition, 30-day temperatures have averaged near to below normal in the Northwest and northern

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Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Southern Plains, Midwest; Dry for Southeast, Southwest

Drought Monitor: Wet Week for Southern Plains, Midwest; Dry for Southeast, Southwest

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Chris Fenimore, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Summary An active weather pattern provided above-normal precipitation during the USDM period (April 11-18) in much of the Southern Plains, West, Northwest, and parts of the Midwest. Below-normal precipitation dominated the Rockies, Southwest, Southeast and Northeast. Average daytime temperatures were

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Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Most of the state’s calf crop is on the ground and looking good amid spring conditions, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle and livestock specialists. Most regions were helped by decent to good rains and warmer-than-usual winter and

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Virginia Cotton: Preliminary looks at Planting

Virginia Cotton: Preliminary looks at Planting

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Apr 17, 2017

This is the week I have been waiting for; not only is it the beginning of the daily radio broadcast with WLQM (101.7FM) radio (12:30pm), but April 20 is on Thursday of this week and that is the traditional calendar

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Drought Monitor: Widespread Heavy Rains Miss Southwest, Southern Plains

Drought Monitor: Widespread Heavy Rains Miss Southwest, Southern Plains

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Apr 13, 2017

Summary Moderate to heavy precipitation (generally 0.5-3.0 inches, locally greater) was widespread across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during the past 7-days, with the notable exception of the Southwest and the southern High Plains region. There were also numerous reports of

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Virginia: Suffolk City and 4 Counties Designated Multiple Disaster Areas

Virginia: Suffolk City and 4 Counties Designated Multiple Disaster Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

In response to a request from James M. Dunn, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Virginia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Suffolk City and four counties in Virginia as primary natural disaster areas due

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Nevada: Pershing County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

Nevada: Pershing County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 13, 2017

In response to a request from Janice Kolvet, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Nevada, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Pershing County in Nevada as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and

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Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

Texas Field Reports: Too Few Chill Hours Could Affect Fruit Crop

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Warm winter weather could mean too few chill hours for much of the state’s fruit production areas, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Fruit trees, such as peaches and apples, depend on cool weather in the winter to promote

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Midwest Weather: Mild, Wet Summer Predicted by Mizzou Expert

Midwest Weather: Mild, Wet Summer Predicted by Mizzou Expert

👤From University of Missouri-Columbia 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Following a dry, mild winter in the Midwest, a University of Missouri meteorology expert is predicting a relatively wet and mild summer for Missouri and much of the Midwest. Tony Lupo, a professor of atmospheric science at Mizzou, says normal

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