Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 20, 2020

Dry air will persist over the state through the weekend, contributing to increased rates of drying in vegetation. Wildfire activity and fuel dryness is continuing to expand north and east into higher … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | Aug. 19, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Wheeler County, Texas, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 13, 2020

Continued hot and dry conditions across much of the state have resulted in increased wildfire activity, particularly in north Central Texas and in areas along the Interstate-35 corridor. Activity and fuel dryness … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 6, 2020

Wildfire activity has increased statewide with hot and dry conditions. This pattern of activity is expected to continue as the state moves into late summer. 

Fire environment—weather, fuels and … Read More

Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The agency has released its annual August update to the Atlantic … Read More

Now is a good time to make storm preparations and double-check that your ranch disaster plan is in place. Hurricanes and tropical storms can cause flooding, high winds and severe weather far inland from the coast, and utilities can be affected for weeks. Taking steps now to prepare … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 24, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated nine Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Armstrong, Bailey, Castro, Deaf Smith, Hale, Lamb, Parmer, Randall, and Swisher counties who suffered losses due … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 6, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Hansford, Hartley, and Ochiltree counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 1, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | June 22, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … Read More