Weather

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Sep
Livestock markets have mostly recovered from the pandemic-induced downturn and now Oklahoma producers are hoping for a good winter wheat pasture grazing season. That overview was presented by Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock economist, during a recent interview on the K-State Radio Network. The well-known livestock economist said beef ...

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Sep
Pecan producers say 2020 looks like another good production year overall despite hit-and-miss outcomes for individual orchards. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Adam Russell) Source: AgriLife Today | Sept. ...

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Sep
The best time to prepare for drought is before one is well underway. Knowing what you will do – and when – will take some of the guesswork out of the process. Do some economic modeling of alternative drought management strategies before a drought hits and then you can implement ...

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Sep
Tropical Storm Beta isn't in any hurry to make landfall somewhere along the Texas Gulf early this week. While this isn't a particularly strong windstorm, the potential for a long-duration rainfall event exists from the middle Texas coast into Southeast Louisiana. There is also the danger of life-threatening ...

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Sep
Source:droughtmonitor.unl.edu This week's drought summary: Dozens of dangerous and sometimes deadly wildfires continued to burn across the West, with the greatest concentration of blazes affecting the parched Pacific Coast States. By mid-Sept., 16 active fires ...

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Sep
Source: AgriLife Today | Sept. 15, 2020 Texas grain producers are experiencing better market conditions this fall compared to where prices were mid-summer, thanks in large part to reduced U.S. corn yield estimates in the nation’s grain-producing states, said a Texas ...

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Sep
A La Niña climate pattern has developed and is likely to persist through the winter, according to an advisory issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. La Niña  — translated from Spanish as “little girl”— is a natural ocean-atmospheric phenomenon marked by cooler-than-average sea surface temperatures across the central and eastern Pacific Ocean ...

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Sep
Source: https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ Map released Sept. 10, 2020 | Data valid Sept. 8, 2020 This week's drought summary: Intense heat, low humidity, gusty winds, and little or no rain allowed for broad-scale drought intensification in most of the Central Great Plains and ...

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