Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | March 2, 2021

More than a week after severe winter weather in East Texas, many landowners may just now be seeing signs of freeze damage to forest trees with concern that trees may not make … Read More

Ranchers and farmers worked around the clock during the winter storm last week to keep their animals alive amid the coldest temperatures in decades. The cold snap sent local cattle ranchers into a frenzy to protect their cows, but to add insult to injury, the storm struck during … Read More

What conditions came together to make the latest round of frigid temperatures and snow so destructive, compared to other winter storms? And could it happen again? Read more at Successful Farmer…¬†

Snow-covered wheat in the High Plains. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)

Winter storm offers few silver linings

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Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of 1.5 inches of precipitation. Areas of East Texasreceived up to two inches. Freezing temperatures with snowfall and ice were reported across the state. Therewere 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork.

Small Grains: Small grains were … Read More

Food for thought: Cold stress in cattle increases body maintenance energy requirements but not those for protein, minerals or vitamins. Cattle generate about $3 billion annually to the Oklahoma economy. (Photo by Todd Johnson, OSU Agricultural Communications Services)

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Source: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department | Feb. 23, 2021

¬†Recent snowfall and freezing temperatures affected many fish and wildlife species throughout the state and now Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is asking for the public’s help in reporting any … Read More

Source: USDA NRCS | Feb. 24, 2021

In response to the winter storms that hit Texas in February 2021, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering farmers and ranchers technical and financial assistance to repair and replace certain … Read More

The Texas Division of Emergency Management has created a simple self-reporting survey for Texans to report their damage and impacts from this recent winter event. It is important that residents and businesses report their damage so the state receives the amount of financial support from the federal government … Read More

Long grocery story shelves were bare after the winter storm halted much transportation. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Sam Craft)

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 23, 2021

The … Read More