Drought Monitor Weekly: Wet Across the North, Dry Elsewhere May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Summary In the upper levels of the atmosphere, a strong ridge of high pressure dominated the contiguous U.S. (CONUS), from the southern Plains to Northeast, at the beginning of this […]

NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – June, July, August May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
The southwestern contiguous U.S. (CONUS) and the Southern High Plains experienced worsening drought conditions under predominantly warm and dry conditions since mid-April. Several locations across the Southern Plains experienced record […]

Elevated Fertilizer Prices Remain, UN in Talks to Restore Ukrainian Grain Exports May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported yesterday that, “In more bad news for farmers, a fertilizer that’s key for corn production will remain expensive for at least two years. “That’s according to CF Industries […]

Texas Field Reports: Olive Crop Fails for 2nd Straight Season May 18, 2022

🕔May 18, 2022
Texas olive producers face another season of setbacks due to weather conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Like in 2021, the 2022 olive fruit crop is expected […]

Ag Economy: U.S. Agriculture Sees Hike in Nontraditional Loans May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
Jenny Ifft has a keen eye for the changing landscape in agricultural finance. An agricultural economist at Kansas State University, Ifft is watching as nontraditional forms of lending slowly gain […]

USDA to Provide $6Bln to Crop Producers Impacted by 2020-21 Natural Disasters May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The U. S Department of Agriculture announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling […]

USDA Announces Disaster Assistance for 2020 and 2021 May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $6 billion Emergency Relief Program (ERP), the new disaster recovery assistance program for agricultural producers. Funding for ERP was provided by Congress as […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Improvements Across Northwest, Northern Plains May 14, 2022

🕔May 14, 2022
Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week saw continued improvements on the map across the Pacific Northwest and the northern Plains in response to another round of unsettled weather during […]

Selecting PPE When Using Pesticides May 12, 2022

🕔May 12, 2022
When selecting a pesticide, make sure you read the label to ensure that you have the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to mix, load, and apply that product. The PPE that […]

Mitigating Herbicide Mixing Issues May 12, 2022

🕔May 12, 2022
There have been numerous reports of mixing issues when either Roundup PowerMax 3 or Gramoxone is added to the tank with residual herbicides like atrazine, Cotoran, Caparol, fomesafen or a […]

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