With the prospects of drought looming ever closer, Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist, is encouraging cattle producers to have a plan in place now if there is a reduction in forage supplies. Get the lastest on today’s Beef Buzz by the Radio Oklahoma Network. http://www.oklahomafarmreport.com/wire/beefbuzz/2021/05/01538_beefbuzz050721_082534.php#.YJVnD8CSnGg … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

This week’s drought summary: This U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week saw an active weather pattern with severe weather observed across portions of the central and southern Plains, Texas, mid-South, … Read More

Back-to-back extreme weather events in Oklahoma and Texas underscore the need for affected homeowners to properly assess structural damage on their property. The first rule is to wait until authorities give the all-clear. After that, homeowners can safely and thoroughly check the entire house, including the roof, foundation and … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released April 29, 2021 | Data valid April 27, 2021

This week’s drought summary: Several upper-level troughs and closed lows moved in the westerly jet stream … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 27, 2021

Sorghum acres are expected to be up this year as prices and increased export demand have made the crop a hot commodity, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert…. Read More

Source: USDA NASS

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of 2.0 inches of precipitation. Some areas in South Central Texas, East Texas, and the Upper Coast received up to 6.0 inches. Precipitation was neededthroughout the state as … Read More

The public may argue that some meteorologists simply throw darts at a board, but the truth is that a massive amount of scientific research goes into weather forecasting – and the science has improved. There is still much to learn, as forecasting for our chaotic atmosphere is difficult, … Read More

Drought conditions could hurt cotton yields, but good prices and strong demand could improve the overall outlook for farmers. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)

Source: AgriLife Today | April 20, 2021… Read More

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of three inches of precipitation. Some areas in the Blacklands, East Texas, and the Upper Coast received up to five inches. Precipitation was needed hroughout the state as drought conditions persisted in many areas. … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released April 15, 2021 | Data valid April 13, 2021

This week’s drought summary: Last week’s storm system brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to much of … Read More