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April 3, 2020: Comparing 2020 to 2019

What a difference a year makes. … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu | Map released 4-2-20 | Data valid 3-31-20

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw an active weather pattern impact various parts of the conterminous U.S.—including the western U.S. which continued to experience below-normal temperatures and snow showers in … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | March 27, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated four Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Austin, Brooks, Hidalgo, and McMullen counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for … Read More

Source: USDA | March 26, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the acceptance of more than 3.4 million acres in the general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup recently completed, the first general signup enrollments since 2016. County offices will begin notifying … Read More

Source: USDA NASS Texas | Oklahoma |March 30, 2020

Weekly Summary for March 23–March 29, 2020

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Some … Read More

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March 27, 2020: Latest
Drought Outlook and Rainfall Forecast for Next 10 … Read More

This week’s drought summary: Storms delivered much-needed precipitation to California’s key watershed areas before soaking an area from the southeastern Plains into the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys with as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain. … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | March 24, 2020

Goats have become popular and profitable for producers in recent years. They can be mischievous and more difficult to manage than sheep, but they have been performing well as market prices … Read More

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of three inches of precipitation. Some areas in the Low Plains, the Cross Timbers, the Blacklands, the Edwards Plateau, South Central Texas, South and East Texas received in excess of two to eight … Read More

Source: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association | March 19, 2020

In response to the ongoing efforts to provide relief to Americans impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane issued the following statement: … Read More