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Summary This U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week saw an active weather pattern with severe weather observed across portions of the central and southern Plains, Texas, mid-South, Midwest, and the Northeast. […]
Texas Crop Progress Update May 5, 2021
AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL No report. ROLLING PLAINS Conditions were favorable for producers. Areas received beneficial rainfall, but some areas experienced severe weather with high […]
Iowa Field Reports: Planting Speeds Along May 5, 2021
A lot of planting progress was made for both corn and soybeans over the last week. According to the May 3 USDA-NASS Crop Progress Report, approximately 70% of Iowa’s corn crop has […]
Soil temperatures are looking good across the cotton producing areas of the state today (5/3). However, a cool front is moving in mid-week and although we see DD-60 accumulation predicting […]
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Arkansas Rice: Rain Delays Return Apr 30, 2021
Following a week of tremendous progress, we’ve had a week of mostly standing still. Monday’s planting progress report came in at 44% (Fig. 1) which was a nice jump but […]
Summary Several upper-level troughs and closed lows moved in the westerly jet stream flow across the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. They dragged surface fronts […]
NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – May Apr 30, 2021
Heavy precipitation during late April and into the beginning of May is likely to result in either drought removal or improvement across northeast Colorado along with central to eastern Texas. […]
Sorghum acres are expected to be up this year as prices and increased export demand have made the crop a hot commodity, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]