AgFax Weekend: Lease Tax Muddle; Corn Mkt. Surge

🕔Mar 16, 2018In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Lease Tax Muddle | Corn Mkt. Surge | Anti-Aphid Strategy – Give Allies a Chance | and more.

Illinois: Soil Temps, Moisture Levels Declining in Early March

🕔Mar 16, 2018Cooler, drier weather has led to declining soil temperatures and moisture levels, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring Program manager at the Illinois State Water Survey, part […]

Oklahoma: Extreme Wildfire Risk Calls in Firefighters from Out of State

🕔Mar 16, 2018Given the current and predicted fire danger, Oklahoma Forestry Services (OFS) activated the South-Central Forest Fire Compact and ordered additional wildland firefighting resources from across the southeastern US.  Fire danger […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal: Improvements for High Plains, Intensification for SW, Southern Plains

🕔Mar 15, 2018The drought outlook valid from March 15, 2018 through June 30, 2018 is based on initial conditions including soil moisture, current snowpack, and reservoir levels, 7-day precipitation forecasts, extended range […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Hit Southeast, California; Plains Still Dry

🕔Mar 15, 2018Summary Generally moderate precipitation (up to 3 inches) fell on most of the Southeast, Lower Mississippi Valley, portions of the California and Oregon Coasts, and the higher elevations of northern […]

Wheat Waiting On Rain: “The Southern Plains Drought Is Intense” – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2018Justin Knopf’s farm in central Kansas went 120 days without a drop of moisture this winter. Now his winter wheat crop is waking up, looking for water, and finding little […]

Texas Field Reports: Good Domestic, Export Demands for Beef Continue

🕔Mar 13, 2018Continued good export and domestic demands for beef has 2018 off to a good start for producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife […]

Southwest: Fire Behavior Advisory Issued

🕔Mar 13, 2018A Fuels and Fire Behavior Advisory is currently in effect for a large portion of Oklahoma as well as Texas, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico.  The above normal rainfall in […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Rains Manage to Miss Dry Areas

🕔Mar 8, 2018Summary Moderate to heavy precipitation evaded most areas of dryness and drought this week, falling on the lower Northeast, a swath from northeastern Texas eastward through the upper Southeast and […]

Indiana: Climate Change – State Continues to Grow Warmer, Wetter

🕔Mar 7, 2018Indiana’s climate has grown wetter and warmer in recent decades and these trends will dramatically accelerate, with dozens of days each year exceeding 95 degrees F by mid-century, according to […]

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