Map released June 11, 2020 | Data valid June 9, 2020

This week’s drought summary: A strong upper-level ridge developed over the Southwest at the beginning of June, and expanded east to the Southern Great Plains. Seven-day temperatures (June … Read More

High winds in Oklahoma often leave potentially dangerous materials in pastures. (Photo by Todd Johnson, Oklahoma State University Agricultural Communications Services)

Source: Oklahoma State University | June 5, 2020

Cattle will eat … Read More

 Source: | June 9, 2020

Peach producers in the Hill Country are reporting good quality and good demand despite an odd winter and remaining COVID-19 restrictions, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Jim Kamas, AgriLife Extension fruit … Read More

Source: USDA Risk Management Agency | June 9, 2020

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced June 9, 2020, changes to the Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) insurance program for feeder cattle, fed cattle and swine starting this summer with the 2021 crop … Read More


Map released June 4, 2020 | Data valid June 2, 2020

This week’s drought summary: This week, dry conditions were common across parts of the central and southern Great Plains, as well as parts of the northern Great Plains, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 3, 2020

Texas’ watermelon growers in the Rio Grande Valley are getting excellent prices and producing high- quality fruit amid low supplies, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife … Read More

Be ready for hurricane season, which begins this week. Today you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. You can also make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and start thinking about … Read More

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May 29, 2020

A longer version of this article first appeared … Read More

If your home or business was damaged during recent storms in Montague County, the Office of Emergency Management and partner agencies are requesting reports of your damage to help assess and identify damages and needs within the community. Information received will be used to help provide additional services for disaster … Read More


This week’s drought summary: During the past week, widespread rain and thunderstorms fell across parts of the Great Plains, including a few instances of severe weather. Particularly large amounts of rain in central and eastern Nebraska, as well as in adjacent states, … Read More