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    U.S. Drought Nears 2012 Record, Planting Concerns Continue

    The extreme drought impacting much of the Western U.S. last year is growing in severity as 2022 continues. According to the U.S. […]

    March 16, 2022
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    Latest U.S. Drought Monitor Report Shows Conditions Worsen Across Much of U.S.

    Drought conditions in the Western U.S. have intensified according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, with the driest conditions being reported […]

    December 6, 2021
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    Emergency Haying and Grazing Approved for More Than 1,000 Counties

    The USDA stepped in this week to authorize 1,021 counties for emergency haying and grazing through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). Using […]

    July 2, 2021
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    Drought Conditions Plague Western U.S. Farmers

    Drought conditions are causing Western U.S farmers to alter planting plans in big ways — some replacing water-dependent crops altogether. California crop […]

    May 27, 2021
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    Drought Monitor: California, Corn Belt Deteriorate while Texas Improves

    An active weather week delivered in excess of 10 inches of precipitation to parts of Texas, helping that state show improvements in […]

    May 7, 2021
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    Fed Creates Working Group to Seek Drought Solutions

    A day before this week’s U.S. Drought Monitor showed the advancement of drought conditions in parts of the western U.S. and northern […]

    April 23, 2021
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    Mild Weekend Temperatures Expected Amid Moisture Extremes

    The dominant crop weather story heading into the weekend is one of precipitation and resulting soil moisture extremes: They’re reaching dire levels […]

    April 16, 2021
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    An Active Weather Week Ahead as Western Drought Worries Grow

    A relatively quiet weather weekend will usher in an active pattern for much of the U.S. As high pressure relents, chances are […]

    March 22, 2021
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    Drought Ratchets Up in Northern Plains, Eases Further South

    A large, slow-moving weather system that moved from the southwestern U.S. through the Plains and eastward delivered some much-needed precipitation, and that […]

    March 19, 2021
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    Forecaster: Recent Precipitation Likely Delivered Drought Improvements

    While drought conditions are still common from the High Plains west, the system that moved through the country last week and earlier […]

    March 17, 2021