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

Meteorologists have identified a third weather disturbance to keep an eye on as the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season continues in full swing. The three areas of low pressure are a stark reminder to be prepared – but not panicked – during the latter, more active months of the … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | 08/18/20

Beef consumers should be seeing lower prices on beef, whether steaks or ground chuck, at grocery stores as production increased and wholesale prices continue to decline, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert…. 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: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Aug. 13, 2020 | Data valid Aug. 11, 2020

This week’s drought summary: As Tropical Storm Isaias made its way up the East Coast, many areas in the Northeast were beneficiaries of … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 11, 2020

Mature cotton field flooded by heavy rains generated by Hurricane Hanna. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Danielle Sekula)

Hurricane Hanna came and went with little … Read More

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Aug. 7, 2020

Temperatures and Precipitation over the next … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released Aug. 6, 2020 | Data valid Aug. 4, 2020

This week’s drought summary: As Tropical Storm Isaias churned through the northern Caribbean and then northward along the east coast of the United … 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