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Drought Monitor: Some Wet Areas, but Mostly Another Dry Week

Drought Monitor: Some Wet Areas, but Mostly Another Dry Week

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Web Editor, with Information from Richard Tinker, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Nov 22, 2017

Summary With a few exceptions, dry weather dominated the contiguous 48 states this past week, particularly in areas already experiencing dryness and drought. Heavy precipitation fell on the orographically-favored areas in the West (specifically, the Sierra Nevada, windward slopes of

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Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

Michigan: 26 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 22, 2017

USDA has designated 26 counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number 1:  USDA has designated the following 16 counties in Michigan

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Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Texas catfish production is down, but that’s not bad news for fish producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist, College Station, said Texas catfish producers were slowly entering

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Drought Monitor: Mostly Dry Week Outside Northern West Coast

Drought Monitor: Mostly Dry Week Outside Northern West Coast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information from Richard Tinker, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/CPC 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Summary It was a dry week for the Nation as a whole. Widespread heavy precipitation was restricted to the central and northern West Coast from the Cascades and northern Sierra Nevada westward. A few patches near the coast recorded 6

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Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast

Drought Outlook: Widespread Development Likely Across South, Southeast

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information from Anthony Artusa, NOAA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

During the past month, across the Northeast, the coverage of abnormal dryness (D0 on the U.S. Drought Monitor) has dropped and no areas of moderate drought (D1) remains. The development of any new drought over this region during the Dec-Jan-Feb

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Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey

Louisiana: 4 Parishes Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Harvey

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA designated Cameron, Grant, Natchitoches and Rapides parishes in Louisiana as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by flooding from Hurricane Harvey that occurred from Aug. 26, 2017, through Oct. 10, 2017. Farmers and ranchers in

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Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA has designated 83 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 10 through Sept. 12, 2017. Those counties are: Appling Crisp Lee Stewart Atkinson Decatur Liberty

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Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

Kansas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA) has designated three counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number 1: USDA has designated Marshall and Nemaha counties in Kansas

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Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

Colorado: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Multiple Disasters

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA has designated five counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by multiple disasters that occurred during the 2017 crop year. Designation Number 1: USDA has designated Delta County in Colorado as a primary natural

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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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