Source: AgriLife Today | Aug. 4, 2020

Cotton producers in the Rio Grande Valley took a devastating hit from Hurricane Hanna, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

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Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | Aug. 4, 2020

Firefighters from across the state are battling the still-growing, human-caused Mays Fire in San Saba and McCulloch Counties. The fire ignited on Aug. 1, approximately 16 miles east of Brady, Texas, as … Read More

Map released July 30, 2020 | Data valid July 28, 2020

This week’s drought summary: High pressure dominated the southern half of the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) again during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Upper-level weather systems tracked across the U.S.-Canadian … Read More

Texas vineyards experienced erratic weather and tough marketing due to COVID-19 this growing season. But overall, Texas wine grape growers have produced good quality fruit. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Adam Russell)

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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: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released July 23, 2020 | Data valid July 21, 2020

This week’s drought summary: High pressure dominated the southern half of the contiguous U.S. (CONUS) during this U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) week. Upper-level weather systems … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | July 21, 2020

Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during 2020, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts…. Read More

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July 17, 2020

On Thursday, July 16, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) … Read More

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

Map released July 16, 2020 | Data valid July 14, 2020

This week’s drought summary: The active Atlantic hurricane season continued (with respect to number of named storms) as minimal Tropical Storm Fay formed off the … Read More