Unlike many recent years, fall has been very dry and soils continue to be dry over much of western Iowa. The conditions have been excellent for harvest and fall fieldwork but […]
AgFax Weekend: Fake Farms Raked in COVID Relief Nov 20, 2020
In this week's AgFax Weekend - Fake Farms Raked in COVID Relief | Ag Groups Prep to Work with Biden | and more.
NOAA Seasonal Drought Outlook – Dec., Jan., Feb. Nov 20, 2020
La Niña conditions continue over the equatorial Pacific, with a 95-percent chance of persisting through the end of March 2021. The MJO is also active, with an Indian Ocean event […]
Drought Monitor Weekly: Mostly Dry for the Plains Nov 20, 2020
Summary Heavy precipitation – from 2 to locally near 8 inches – pelted the Carolinas, southern Appalachians, mid-Atlantic region, Pacific Northwest from the Cascades westward, higher elevations of the northern […]
Texas peanut producers experienced a difficult 2020 growing season due to drought, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Emi Kimura, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension state peanut specialist, Vernon, said […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties who suffered losses caused by Hurricane Sally, high winds, excessive […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Cheyenne County, Kansas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses caused by excessive rain, flash flooding and flooding that occurred from July […]
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Minnesota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in who suffered losses caused by recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]
AgFax Weekend, November 16 Nov 13, 2020
This week's AgFax Weekend ag news recap.
Drought Monitor Weekly: Generally Wet and Warm Nov 13, 2020
Summary The heaviest precipitation fell on northwestern and southeastern parts of the country. The higher elevations of Washington and Oregon recorded 1.5 to locally 8.0 inches, with 2 to 4 […]