Harvest Freeze Challenges Northern Midwest – DTN

🕔Oct 11, 2019The threat that has been building throughout the spring and summer is finally imminent. A major winter freeze and snowstorm looms for the northern Midwest, where many corn and soybean […]

Indiana Corn: Frost or Freeze Damage – How Are They Different?

🕔Oct 11, 2019Forecasts for freezing or near-freezing temperatures when late-planted fields of corn are not yet mature (i.e., not yet at kernel black layer) are naturally concerning to farmers and the grain […]

Wheat Tour: Two Decades of Measuring Yield Potential, Disease, Freeze Damage – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2019It’s become one of surest signs that spring is underway — for three days, dozens of people crouch in Kansas wheat fields, in rain or shine, with a ruler and […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

Texas Wheat: Cold Temps Causing Concern

🕔Mar 8, 2019Recent cold temperatures experienced across the state are causing some alarm for wheat producers. On the morning of Tuesday March 5, low temperatures ranged from near 10oF in the northern […]

Texas West Plains Cotton, Sorghum: Impacts from Monday’s Freeze

🕔Oct 16, 2018We experienced 31 degrees F for 2 hours, and 32 degrees F for 5 hours early on Monday morning here in the Levelland area. These temps were accompanied by an […]

California: 2 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze

🕔Jul 31, 2018Agricultural producers in Tehama and Kings counties in California, who suffered losses and damages due to a freeze on two separate occasions, may be eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency […]

Georgia: 24 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Freeze Events

🕔Jul 31, 2018Georgia agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans […]

California Almonds: 2018 Frost Event – What Was Learned

🕔May 1, 2018Almond frost damage begins when temperatures in orchards drop below approximately 28 °F, but the exact temperature depends on variety. There are a few but important practices to mitigate frost […]

Arkansas: Fruit Growers Assess Freeze Damage, Brace for 2nd Round

🕔Apr 11, 2018Arkansas fruit growers are enduring a nervous week, sandwiched between two periods of freezing weather at a critical time for their crops. This week, Arkansas’ fruit growers were assessing damage […]

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