Ohio: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods, Freeze Aug 1, 2019

🕔Aug 1, 2019
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to three separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019
Texas 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, […]

Farming: Weather is Leading Cause of U.S. Crop Loss – How Do You Assess the Risk? Jan 25, 2019

🕔Jan 25, 2019
Agricultural policy analysis can be improved with a systematic approach to assessing relative risks for agricultural production. For example, the climate variables used to predict agricultural production outcomes are often […]

Corn Belt Livestock Producers Prepare for Storm – DTN Jan 18, 2019

🕔Jan 18, 2019
A winter storm is set to push across much of the central Corn Belt this weekend, bringing with it several inches of snow and sub-zero temperatures. While the storm could […]

Texas Rice: Freeze Hits Ratoon; Endigo ZCX; China Rice Nov 19, 2018

🕔Nov 19, 2018
We had our earliest freeze since 1979 in the Texas Rice Belt on November 14! Yes, we even got some snow and sleet, but it is clear now and not […]

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas Nov 5, 2018

🕔Nov 5, 2018
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three counties in Michigan as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac counties who suffered losses due to excessive snow and freeze […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues – 1st Freeze Oct 22, 2018

🕔Oct 22, 2018
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 21, 2018. County Extension Comments Gary Cross – Person County Extension Person county experienced a week of dry weather that allowed […]

Texas West Plains Cotton, Sorghum: Impacts from Monday’s Freeze Oct 16, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2018
We 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 […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Potential for Snow, Freeze Pushes Boll Opener Applications Oct 12, 2018

🕔Oct 12, 2018
Between Hurricane Michael damaging and destroying cotton crops across the Southeast, Tropical Storm Sergio preparing to move over the Texas Panhandle and Rolling Plains and a cold front swooping in […]

California Almonds: 2018 Frost Event – What Was Learned May 1, 2018

🕔May 1, 2018
Almond 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 […]

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