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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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    From Wildfires to Tornadoes: Wrapping Up Another Year of Unusual Weather

    It’s no secret 2021 was a year of headline-making weather events. Between droughts and wildfires, to hurricanes and tornadoes, the National Oceanic […]

    December 27, 2021
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    California Governor Signs Largest Climate Investment in State History

    California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced a $15 billion package to address various climate-related impacts on the state. The legislation includes funding […]

    October 1, 2021
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    Drought-Induced Damage Seen in North Central U.S.

    The North Central U.S. drought is impacting more than this year’s crops. Wildfires, limited surface water in streams, poor water quality, low […]

    September 3, 2021
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    How the Effects of Wildfire Smoke Are Causing Issues to Dairy Cattle

    As wildfires becomes a more widespread in the Western U.S., increasingly becoming an annual issue, researchers are expending more resources to determine […]

    August 23, 2021
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    $8.5 Billion Ag Disaster Aid Bill Advances in the House

    A supplemental $8.5 billion disaster aid bill meant for farmers and ranchers was passed Tuesday by the House Agriculture Committee. The bill […]

    July 28, 2021
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    How Wildfire Smoke is Helping Provide A Layer of Protection in the Midwest

    As wildfires continue to affect the western U.S. and Canada, the NOAA has reported smoke extending as far as the East Coast. […]

    July 27, 2021
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    House Ag to Mark Up Bill to Extend WHIP+

    On Tuesday, July 26, the House Agriculture Committee is expected to mark up a bill that would provide an extension for USDA’s […]

    July 27, 2021
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    Wildfires in the West Continue to Grow in Numbers and Size

    Drought conditions have only stoked the 65-plus Western wildfires burning across the U.S. this week. Nearly 918,000 acres have been burned across […]

    July 16, 2021
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    High Winds Fuel Plains Fires while Southeastern Temps Sink

    Windy, dry conditions have been a major feature of the ag weather in the last few days, and they’ve fueled grass fires […]

    April 1, 2021