Wildfire Warning Issued for Texas as Hot, Dry Conditions Persist Aug 2, 2023

    🕔Aug 2, 2023
    “Since mid-July, wildfire activity has increased substantially across Texas due to expanding drought conditions,” said Wes Moorehead, Texas A&M Forest Service fire chief. “Over the past two weeks, state and […]

    What We Now Know About What Caused the Large Fire at a Texas Dairy Farm Apr 14, 2023

    🕔Apr 14, 2023
    The Texas Fire Marshal is investigating what caused the large fire that broke out at South Fork Dairy in Dimmitt, Texas, earlier this week. However, industry and dairy experts say […]

    Large Explosion and Fire Breaks Out at South Fork Dairy in Dimmitt, Texas Monday Night Apr 12, 2023

    🕔Apr 12, 2023
    A possible explosion and fire at a Dimmitt, Tex. dairy on Monday night sent one woman to the hospital. The cause is still unknown, but reports say the explosion engulfed […]

    Missouri Soybean Fire – Left To Burn Itself Out Jul 25, 2019

    🕔Jul 25, 2019
    Black smoke continues to roll off an outdoor soybean pile for the tenth day in a row at a Gavilon grain elevator surrounded by floodwaters in northwest Missouri. The area […]

    Wildland Fire Potential High in Central & Southern Plains – Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma Jan 17, 2018

    🕔Jan 17, 2018
    The central and southern Plains, including much of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas have a higher than usual potential of wildland fire through April, according to Kansas State University scientists and […]

    Iowa Harvest: Fire Prevention, Management Tips in Dry Fields Sep 14, 2017

    🕔Sep 14, 2017
    It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single […]

    Crop Insurance: Examining Premium Subsidy Rates May 6, 2016

    🕔May 6, 2016
    Introduction The lack of an objective rationale for crop insurance’s matrix of premium subsidy rates was one of the reasons discussed in the April 20, 2016 farmdoc daily article on […]

    Kansas: Extreme Wildfire Risk Through the Weekend Apr 7, 2016

    🕔Apr 7, 2016
    Multiple wildfires have been reported across Kansas this week, as weather continues to challenge suppression efforts. The current wildfires in Kansas are separate incidents from the recent Anderson Creek wildfire […]

    Oklahoma: Drought Increase; Fire Destroyed Livestock, Hay, Fencing – USDA Apr 5, 2016

    🕔Apr 5, 2016
    The month of March ended in the same way as it began, mostly dry and warm with increasing drought conditions. According to the Mesonet, the fire in Woods County burned […]

    Texas: Rekindled Interest in Prescribed Fire Sparks Extension Agent Training Feb 11, 2016

    🕔Feb 11, 2016
    A rekindled interest in the use of prescribed fire as a tool for rangeland management has led a range expert to bring her agency’s personnel up to speed on the […]


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