Source: USDA NASS | July 16, 2019

Warm temperatures were experienced across the state throughout the week. Scattered thunderstorms brought hail and high winds to areas of the Plains and the Blacklands. Precipitation ranged from trace amounts to 3 inches, with isolated areas in … Read More

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Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

This Week’s Drought Summary: A broken, highly-variable rainfall pattern predominated across the Country. Most areas where conditions are often dry during the summer followed this pattern, with little or no precipitation falling across the Far West and the northern Intermountain West… Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 9, 2019

Corn, sorghum prices rally on crop uncertainty

Corn and sorghum prices have rallied … Read More

A developing tropical storm system named “Invest 92L” is expected to move over the Gulf of Mexico in the next few days. As it matures and strengthens, it could take the official storm name Barry. Current development forecasts are shifting the location of the system east of Texas … Read More

A cattle heat stress emergency has been forecast on July 9 and 10. Summer
heat events can result in direct and indirect financial losses for the
cattle industry, especially in Oklahoma and Texas. While weather events
are unavoidable, management strategies can reduce the impact of heat
stress on … Read More

According to the Oklahoma Mesonet network, the northeast quarter of Oklahoma has received 20 to 33 inches of rainfall during the past 60 days. Heavy rainfall (localized max of 10 inches) eliminated abnormal dryness in parts of southern Texas. However, the core drought areas in the Rio Grande Valley missed … Read More

Scattered showers where experience throughout the state last week. Precipitation in East Texas ranged between 3 and 5 inches, with isolated areas reporting upwards of 6 inches. Throughout most of the state rainfall ranged from trace amounts up to 1.5 inches. Hail storms were reported in some areas of the … Read More

This spring has not been a kind one to farmers; it’s wet, and the forecast continues to call for more rain. Fields are being left unplanted, and hay is losing nutrition with each passing day. If current weather patterns continue, this sets up a scenario where hay harvest moisture is … Read More

Source: USDM | Map released 6-20-19 | Data valid 6-18-19

This Week’s Drought Summary: A stationary front was a focus for frequent showers and thunderstorms with locally … Read More