Weather: Changes in Daily Rain Patterns are Significant, says Study Sep 19, 2017

🕔Sep 19, 2017
Major 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 […]

Flint on Crops: Wet Weather Threatening Crops Aug 22, 2016

🕔Aug 22, 2016
My usual Saturday consists of cutting grass and taking care of maintenance issues. I also try to squeeze in the writing of this weekly article since it has become more […]

Texas Field Reports: Recent Rains Prove a Mixed Bag Apr 26, 2016

🕔Apr 26, 2016
Precipitation from a mid-April storm system was good and bad for Texas farmers, according to the state climatologist. Heavy rains caused flooding in some areas of the state that damaged […]

Arkansas: Harsh Winds, Rains Do Minor Damage, but Little Impact on Harvest Nov 19, 2015

🕔Nov 19, 2015
Heavy, record-setting rains saturated fields and caused creeks to swell in Arkansas this week, delaying winter wheat planting but coming too late in the season to damage most fall-harvested crops, […]

Tennessee: Rains Again Halt Harvest – USDA Nov 9, 2015

🕔Nov 9, 2015
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 8, 2015. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Much needed rain has brought grain and cotton harvest as well as […]

South Carolina: Still Too Much Rain – USDA Nov 9, 2015

🕔Nov 9, 2015
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 8, 2015. County Extension Comments Hilda Shelley, Horry County, District 30 “Excessive moisture is causing major problems for Horry County farmers. […]

Texas: New Weather Pattern Strengthens El Niño Rain Chances Through Winter Nov 3, 2015

🕔Nov 3, 2015
Late October rains have practically wiped severe drought conditions from the face of Texas maps, and a new weather system is enhancing predictions of a wet El Niño winter, a […]

Texas Crop Weather: Rain Forecast More a Prelude Than ‘True’ El Niño Oct 20, 2015

🕔Oct 20, 2015
The forecast of rains for Texas this week will be music to many farmers and ranchers ears, but the coming stormy weather is not the main El Niño event, according […]

Louisiana Rice: Yields Down as Harvest Progresses Aug 14, 2015

🕔Aug 14, 2015
South Louisiana rice farmers have had excellent weather to get the 2015 crop out of the field, but the yield is a decline from the two exceptional harvests of the […]

Louisiana: Dealing with Major Weed Problems After Unrelenting Rains Jul 7, 2015

🕔Jul 7, 2015
Unrelenting rains that delayed planting of many Louisiana crops may have set the stage for a tougher-than-usual battle with weeds this year. Occasional dry spells in the spring saw farmers […]

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