A crop specialist with Helena says the growing season started off dry in the Mid-South but the weather has improved greatly and crop conditions reflect that. AGRIntelligence Information Specialist Stephen Leininger tells Brownfield for the first time in his career there was ideal weather... Read More.
An atmospheric scientist says the delta region is at higher risk for severe weather this year. Eric Snodgrass with Nutrien Ag Solutions tells Brownfield, “Unfortunately they are going to go from a very wet time period right now, which we expect to last through... Read More.
An ag economist says farmers in the Delta region were hit especially hard by the low levels of the Mississippi River this year. Kevin McNew is the Chief Economist with Farmers Business Network. “It’s not to say other areas didn’t see impacts,” he said, “but... Read More.
Delta farms can expect strong winds and freezing temperatures as a winter storm moves east across the US this week. Brownfield meteorologist Greg Soulje says there will be a hard, killing freeze throughout the delta region lasting up to three days. “Probably by Saturday morning temperatures... Read More.
The latest US Drought Monitor shows that extended dryness has improved in parts of the Corn Belt and Delta, but intensified in the Great Plains. Brian Fuchs with the National Drought Mitigation Center tells Brownfield many areas have been in drought since harvest last... Read More.
An author for the National Drought Monitor says extended dryness will likely intensify throughout most of the Midwest and areas of the Delta this summer. Brian Fuchs (FEW-cks) tells Brownfield, “We realistically are going to see more drought developing all the way from the... Read More.