Volunteer Rainfall Reporting Network – 4 Benefits for Farmers

🕔Apr 5, 2019The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) sponsors a program that could be very helpful for farmers.  The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is a web based […]

North Carolina: Washington County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains

🕔Oct 19, 2017USDA has designated Washington County in North Carolina as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by excessive rains that occurred from Oct. 1, 2016, through July […]

California: San Joaquin County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Excessive Rains

🕔Oct 17, 2017USDA has designated San Joaquin County in California as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by excessive rain that occurred from Oct. 1, 2016 through […]

Weather: Changes in Daily Rain Patterns are Significant, says Study

🕔Sep 19, 2017Major floods and droughts receive a lot of attention in the context of climate change, but University of Illinois researchers analyzed over five decades of precipitation data from North America […]

Texas Wheat: Planting Issues Continue with Wet Weather

🕔Nov 20, 2015Retaining Volunteer Wheat A unique situation is unfolding for many wheat producers across the state of Texas this fall, particularly for areas of the Blacklands, which started back in the […]

Brazilian Soybeans: Rain Boosts Planting, But Still Behind Schedule – DTN

🕔Nov 9, 2015The belated arrival of spring rains to the center-west and southeast of Brazil at the end of October and the first week of November caused the 2015-16 soybean planting to […]

Georgia Weather: October Rainfall was Feast or Famine

🕔Nov 6, 2015While our neighbor to the northeast, South Carolina, was left reeling from October’s floods, parts of Georgia were left with less rain than normal. Rainfall amounts varied dramatically across the […]

Texas: How Moving Through Wet Fields can Hurt Your Yields

🕔Nov 5, 2015We are approaching that time of the year when Texas row crop producers are preparing for Winter wheat planting or nutrient applications for next year’s cotton, corn, and sorghum. Producers […]

Florida: Harvest Continues, Where is El Nino?

🕔Nov 3, 2015After a wet September in North Florida, area farmers were treated to a dry October with near perfect harvesting conditions. Many have gone out of their way to remind me […]

Indiana Corn: Effects of Flooding During Rapid Growth – Video

🕔Sep 17, 2015Frequent and excessive rainfall throughout much of northern Indiana early in the 2015 growing season resulted in ponded fields, saturated soils, root damage / death, and severe stunting of corn […]

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