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    Rain Falls too Late to Salvage Argentinian Soybean Crop

    Rain has finally arrived for a parched Argentina, but not in time to save what’s left of the country’s soybean crop. Heat […]

    March 21, 2023
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    El Niño Could Stave Off Drought Conditions in 2023, but be Prepared for Severe Weather

    In 2022, at least 44% of the continental U.S. was experiencing moderate to exceptional drought conditions. But the exiting of La Niña […]

    March 15, 2023
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    Iowa’s Wet Winter Mitigates Drought Conditions

    Concerns over another dry start to the growing season have been mitigated in Iowa after the fourth-wettest winter on record. Roughly 89% […]

    March 13, 2023
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    Rebuilding U.S. Beef Herd and Replacement Heifer Opportunities

    The U.S. beef cow herd is the smallest it has been in 61 years due to drought-accelerated liquidation. While a strong interest […]

    February 28, 2023
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    Improved River Levels Alleviate Shipping Concerns, Pave Way for Flood Concerns

    River levels have been returning to normal in some of the most drought-stricken portions of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, so much […]

    February 28, 2023
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    California Fruit Growers Thank Water Department for Projected 35% in Water Supplies

    The California Department of Water Resources announced an expected increase in State Water Project deliveries this year. Thanks to the early gains […]

    February 27, 2023
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    Hold your Horses on Grazing Cattle Too Quickly on Drought-Stricken Pastures

    Before turning calves out to pasture this spring, some forward-thinking could help drought-ridden pastures take the heat. Investing in proper pasture management […]

    February 17, 2023
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    Almond Industry Faces Most Challenging Year in 2022

    Almond growers faced countless headwinds in 2022, capping off what the Almond Board President and CEO calls the “toughest year” the industry […]

    February 14, 2023
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    USDA Reports Lowest Cow Numbers Since 1962

    USDA’s January 1 count of state cattle inventories reported the lowest cow numbers since 1962. The total inventory of cattle and calves […]

    February 7, 2023
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    Expect More Precipitation in 2023

    As the U.S. continues to transition from La Niña to El Niño, precipitation could help relieve some U.S. drought conditions. CattleFax Meteorologist […]

    February 6, 2023