Drought Monitor Weekly: Active Rain Patterns, Hot Temperatures

🕔Jun 21, 2018Summary An active weather pattern brought rain to areas of the northern Rocky Mountains, northern Plains, Upper Midwest and Southwest and along the Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida. The […]

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Remain Hot, Dry

🕔Jun 20, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Pastures continued to hold but needed moisture. Pastures were dry and forages decreased. Producers needed rain to make hay. Livestock were […]

Drought Outlook Seasonal – June, July, Aug.

🕔Jun 15, 2018During the past month, enhanced rainfall along a persistent mean frontal boundary draped along the eastern US resulted in substantial drought relief across the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states, although patches […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Scattered Showers – Hit or Miss Across Central U.S.

🕔Jun 15, 2018Summary Over the last week, dry conditions continued in the Desert Southwest and in parts of the Central Rockies, leading to drought persistence and degradation in these areas. Farther east […]

Texas Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Cantaloupe, Watermelons

🕔Jun 13, 2018Conditions have been ideal for cantaloupe and watermelon growers as the Fourth of July nears, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

Texas Plains Cotton: Heat – Thrips – Stand Issues

🕔Jun 12, 2018General Status Hot and dry environmental conditions are still predominating our world and remain our main obstacle to overcome. Some of us did receive relief last night with the arrival […]

Drought Monitor Weekly: Heavy Rains, Record High Temps

🕔Jun 7, 2018Summary Frontal and thunderstorm activity provided moderate to heavy rain (at least 0.5-inch) over northern, eastern, and central portions of the CONUS this past week. A weakness in the mid-tropospheric […]

Texas Field Reports: Crop, Cattle Conditions Declining

🕔Jun 5, 2018Emerging drought conditions could be problematic for Texas farmers and ranchers around much of the state as forecasts call for a hot, dry summer.   Dr. Curtis Adams, Texas A&M […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Major Drought Stress

🕔Jun 5, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 3, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service Parish Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Drought!!! Hot, dry conditions have all crops […]

Nebraska Weather: Patterns Continue, Drought Areas Likely Expand – Video

🕔Jun 4, 2018What a spring this has been in Nebraska. After the second coldest April on record dating back to 1895, May statewide temperatures are poised to rank in the top 10 […]

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