Source: AgriLife TODAY | Nov. 27, 2018

Restrictions on tomato imports could mean volatile prices at grocery stores
Tomato prices could rise on the heels of an import restriction to scrutinize produce for a disease that could pose a threat … Read More


Maps released Nov. 27, 2019 | Data valid Nov. 26, 2019

This Week’s Drought Summary: Mild weather returned across much of the country for several days, following a mid-November cold blast in the central and eastern U.S. Meanwhile, significant precipitation fell during the drought-monitoring period in several areas, including … Read More

Source: USDA

Temperatures ranged from cool to mild across Texas last week. Precipitation was scarce across the state,
ranging from trace amounts up to 1 inch of rain. There were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork.

Small Grains: Wheat seeding continued in the High Plains, the Blacklands and South Central … Read More

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Source: U.S. Drought Monitor and Summary

Data valid Nov. 21, 2019 | Nov. 19, 2019

This week’s drought summary: Following a harsh, early-season cold outbreak, which peaked from Nov. 11-14 across the central and eastern United States, temperatures began to rebound. Although cool conditions lingered for several days … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today

Pecan quality and quantities are exceeding early expectations, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the early pecan crop estimate was for a below-average year. But timely late-season … Read More

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Livestock Wx for Nov. 11, 2019:Average Precipitation vs. Precipitation Frequency: The Difference Might Surprise You
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Maps released Nov. 14, 2019 | Data valid Nov. 12, 2019

This week’s drought summary: Much of the eastern half of the country saw widespread snow and rain combined with record-breaking cold during the Drought Monitor week ending Tuesday, November 12. The combination helped alleviate short-term … Read More

Source: Reuters

There is about a 70% chance that neutral weather conditions will prevail in the Northern Hemisphere this winter, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday. The El Niño-Southern Oscillation-neutral (ENSO) weather pattern is marked by average long-term ocean temperatures, tropical rainfall and atmospheric winds.

The … Read More

Temperatures varied greatly in Texas last week. Some areas reported lows in the 20’s with daytime highs in the 80s. Precipitation ranged from trace amounts to 1.5 inches across most of the state. However, areas of the Low Plains, the Cross Timbers, the Blacklands, the Upper Coast and the Coastal … Read More