Source: https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/

Map released May 21, 2020 | Data valid: May 19, 2020

This week’s drought summary: The southern Plains, Mississippi Valley, Pacific coast and south Florida were the recipients of the greatest rains this week, with some areas … Read More

An above-normal 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is expected, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The outlook predicts a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season and only a 10% chance of a below-normal … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 19, 2020

Texas’ hay season has been a mixed bag for producers with results heavily dependent on Mother Nature and timing, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension forage … Read More

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May 15, 2020

The latest Crop Progress report from USDA shows pasture and range conditions … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released May 14, 2020 | Data valid: May 12, 2020

This week’s drought summary: Light precipitation at best covered most of the 48 states, so drought deterioration was more common than improvement this past week. … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | May 13, 2020

Sunflowers bloom in the Texas Blacklands. Sunflowers are an alternative crop that have a wide planting window and are often used as a rotation crop, … Read More

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May 8, 2020

U.S. precipitation deficits: October – present… Read More

Source: https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/

Map released: May 7, 2020 | Data valid: May 5, 2020

This week’s drought summary: A strong cold front progressed southeast across the Great Plains, Mississippi Valley, and Southeast on April 28 and 29. This cold front … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | May 7, 2020

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

Source: AgriLife Today | May 5, 2020

Texas wheat producers could see an opportunity as food grains show steadiness amid calamity for other commodities, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.

Mark Welch, Ph.D, AgriLife Extension economist, College … Read More