Kansas: Fall Rains Provide Spring Wildfire Fuel

🕔Mar 21, 2019A Kansas Forest Service official is urging caution for homeowners and landowners as the state nears a point in the year that is typically high-risk for wildfires. Jason Hartman, the […]

USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, Communities Affected by Recent Flooding

🕔Mar 21, 2019To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to aid […]

Iowa Farmers Survey Devastation; Floodwaters Continue Rising

🕔Mar 21, 2019The floods of 2011 and 1952 were bad, but even the old-timers cannot remember when so much water flooded the Missouri River basin in southwestern Iowa. Signficant flooding is also […]

Texas Field Reports: Beef Cattle Numbers Rise, Cull Cow Prices Drop

🕔Mar 19, 2019Prices for most cull cows recently hit their lowest point since 2009, even as Texas’ beef cattle numbers continue to increase slowly, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Iowa Latest to Declare Storms Disaster – DTN

🕔Mar 18, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation on Friday for 15 counties hit by the latest catastrophic flooding in the Midwest, Reynolds announced in a news release. Nebraska Gov. […]

Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

AgFax Weekend: Record Wet Year | USDA Drops Aug. Field Surveys

🕔Mar 15, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Record Wet Year | USDA Drops Aug. Field Surveys | Pigweed – Will it’s ability to adapt never end? | and more.

Illinois: Bitter Cold Jan. Likely Won’t Reduce Crop Pests

🕔Mar 15, 2019Despite record cold air temperatures, soil temperatures averaged slightly warmer than normal in Illinois this winter. Consequently, the arctic conditions are expected to have little effect on overwintering field crop […]

Mississippi: Wet Conditions, Flooding May Delay Planting

🕔Mar 15, 2019Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks. Mike Brown, state climatologist and […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Wettest Winter on Record, Storms Continue

🕔Mar 15, 2019Summary As spring nears, winter has kept its grip over much of the country. Temperatures were below average across the contiguous U.S, up to 25 degrees below normal for the […]

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