Keep Farm Employees Safe During the Extreme Heat Aug 21, 2023

    🕔Aug 21, 2023
    For those whose livelihood depends upon working outdoors or in less than favorable conditions, this week looks to be quite difficult with higher-than-normal temperatures and humidity predicted. Meteorologists suggest parts […]

    Iowa Corn: Impacts of the Heat and Dry Weather on Pollination 2020 Jul 10, 2020

    🕔Jul 10, 2020
    Since July 1 high humidity and temperatures have been scorching Iowa. Okay, maybe that is a little extreme. June has led to dry conditions across much of central and southwest […]

    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 […]

    Texas Rice: Plant Doctors Get to the Root of Stress Aug 18, 2015

    🕔Aug 18, 2015
    Sitting in an air-conditioned office at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Beaumont, it’s obvious: People work better indoors when temperatures outside climb to the 90s while […]

    Georgia: No Heat Relief Projected Until Late this Year Aug 14, 2015

    🕔Aug 14, 2015
    Those looking for relief from July’s unrelenting heat aren’t likely to find it anytime soon. Average temperatures during July were about 1 to 2 degrees above normal and are projected […]

    Georgia: Crops Stressed Due to Heat, Corn Harvest Underway – USDA Aug 3, 2015

    🕔Aug 3, 2015
    General According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service’s Georgia Field Office, there were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, August 2, 2015. Precipitation estimates for the […]

    Flint on Crops: The Dog Days of Summer Are Here Aug 3, 2015

    🕔Aug 3, 2015
    Like most of you probably I have heard “older folks” talk about the Dog Days of summer most of my life but I had no idea of why this time […]

    Mississippi Corn: The Heat Is Not Helping Jul 24, 2015

    🕔Jul 24, 2015
    Wet spring weather prevented Mississippi farmers from planting as many corn acres as they intended, but despite the heat, the crop is mostly looking good in fields across the state. […]

    Flint on Crops: Heat Stress, Not Just Tough on Crops, Farmers Too Jul 20, 2015

    🕔Jul 20, 2015
    Everywhere I go I hear people talking about how difficult it is to deal with the summer weather we are experiencing. Many people are convinced that this weather is the […]

    Pacific Northwest Struggles with Historic Drought, Record Heat – DTN Jul 16, 2015

    🕔Jul 16, 2015
    While some parts of the Midwest deal with too much rain this growing season, farmers in Washington state, and the Pacific Northwest Region as a whole, are struggling with historic […]


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