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    High Pressure Ridge Brings High Heat, Hail, Flooding to U.S. Agriculture

    A high-pressure ridge moving throughout the South and Midwest has brought record-breaking heat to much of the country. Accompanied by unprecedented flooding […]

    June 20, 2022
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    U.S. Reaches 27-Week Drought Streak

    For the first time since November, less than 50% of the continental U.S. is in moderate- or D1-drought conditions. However, forecasts aren’t […]

    June 6, 2022
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    U.S. Forage Lands in Critical Condiiton Amidst Worst Drought Levels in 35 Years

    The state of pastures and rangeland in the western U.S. is starkly different from what is typical this time of year. The […]

    May 26, 2022
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    3 Ways to Prepare Your Pasture for Drought

    Preparing and managing your pastures for drought conditions starts early in the spring. With more and more producers falling victim to increasingly […]

    May 19, 2022
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    Herd Feeding Options During Drought Conditions

    For drought-plagued producers in the Western U.S., this year cowherd management involves tough decisions around reducing herd numbers. Most of cow-calf producers […]

    May 4, 2022
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    Brazilian Drought Threatens Corn Crop

    Adding to the list of global supply chain concerns, Brazil’s ongoing drought has elevated, threatening its top grain-producing state. Facing its driest […]

    April 29, 2022
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    High Winds Exacerbate Drought Condiitons throughout U.S.

    Powerful wind gusts have plagued farmers and ranchers this spring, but are they more of a nuisance this year than in the […]

    April 27, 2022
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    Historic North Dakota Snow, Rain Storms Create New Challenges for Farmers and Ranchers

    Many would think back-to-back blizzards and torrential rains in drought-stricken North Dakota would come as a positive sign. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, […]

    April 26, 2022
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    Cold, Dry Spring Ahead as La Niña Takes Shape

    While most states experience later-than-normal plantings, all eyes turn toward weather forecasts in anticipation of long-awaited spring fieldwork. But how accurate is […]

    April 22, 2022
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    Fertilizer Prices Continue to Rise to New All-Time Highs

    All eight major fertilizers rose to even higher prices this month compared to March. Phosphorus fertilizer was 8% more expensive than last […]

    April 21, 2022