Texas Farmers Pummeled by 20 Inches of Rain, Now It’s Too Wet to Plant Jun 5, 2023

    🕔Jun 5, 2023
    Farmers in the Southern Plains have a new battle on their hands. After fighting consecutive multiple years of devastating drought, rains have started to fall with some areas of the […]

    Is El Niño to Thank for the Recent Rains in the Drought-Stricken Plains? May 3, 2023

    🕔May 3, 2023
    Farmers in the Southern Plains are finally starting to see some much-needed moisture hit their fields. While it may be too late to save the winter wheat, it’s a hopeful […]

    Weather Update: More Active Pattern Sets in for December Dec 6, 2022

    🕔Dec 6, 2022
    Summary Precipitation has increased a bit across the state in recent weeks, ending what was a very dry stretch this fall (Figure 1). Observations indicate 1.5-2 inches have fallen across […]

    Hay: Rainy Year Affects Production – Prices Keep Rising – DTN Jan 14, 2019

    🕔Jan 14, 2019
    Kim Summers was not a fan of the weather this past growing season. Summers, along with her husband, Mark Brunk, grows and sells forage near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. They saw the […]

    California: El Nino Could Bring Epic Precipitation Dec 1, 2015

    🕔Dec 1, 2015
    With perhaps one of the most intense El Niño ever recorded simmering like a massive coddled egg off the coast, Californians are bracing for precipitation on an epic scale. More […]

    California Almonds: Considerations for a Potentially Wet Year Oct 1, 2015

    🕔Oct 1, 2015
    The prolonged drought has increased the media buzz of the predicted El Nino. Although weather data suggests that it may be a strong pattern, it still doesnt mean automatic relief […]

    Rain: Sometimes You Can Have Too Much of a Good Thing – DTN Sep 29, 2015

    🕔Sep 29, 2015
    It was a wet, ugly spring in parts of the Midwest this year. Nearly 40% of Missouri’s expected soybean acres were still unplanted at the end of June because of […]

    El Nino: Favorable Weather for Midwest Likely Sep 1, 2015

    🕔Sep 1, 2015
    Much-needed precipitation through the U.S. heartland this year has replenished soil moisture, refilled ponds and promises to boost crop yields, thanks to the weather phenomenon known as El Niño, according […]

    Kentucky: Field Activies Interupted by Rain – USDA Jul 20, 2015

    🕔Jul 20, 2015
    Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 19, 2015. Agricultural News: Kentucky experienced above normal temperatures and rainfall over the past week. Precipitation for the week totaled 1.78 […]

    South Dakota: Precipitation Chances Could Change for the Better May 22, 2015

    🕔May 22, 2015
    South Dakota entered the month of May with growing drought concerns (and rapidly increasing US Drought Monitor coverage and intensity) because of the dry period extending back through the winter […]


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