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Fruit crops vulnerable to frost risk

A record-setting warm winter has put fruit in the Midwest’s top-producing state at risk.  “It not only broke the record, it really shattered it.” Michigan climatologist Jeff Andresen tells Brownfield winter temperatures in the Great Lakes state were more than 10 degrees warmer than... Read More.

Wisconsin starts 2024 mostly snow, frost free

Weather was mostly warm and wet in Wisconsin as 2024 kicked off. The USDA says the average statewide temperature for December was just above freezing, allowing producers to wrap up fall fieldwork and apply manure, while statewide precipitation was two tenths of an inch... Read More.