Across the Corn Belt, mostly dry weather accompanies a gradual warming trend. Any showers are limited to the upper Great Lakes region, where Tuesday’s high temperatures will remain below 80°F. In contrast, readings should top 90°F in parts of the Missouri Valley. By... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures across much of the U.S., while cooler-than-normal conditions will be confined to the Far West, Desert Southwest, and an area stretching from the upper Great Lakes region... Read More.
A hot and dry week helped farmers in Nebraska replant, but much of the state is in need of rain. Corn condition ratings fell to 64 precent good-to-excellent, down from 68 percent last week. Soybeans are rated 62 percent good-to-excellent, a drop of six percent... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather prevails in the wake of a cold front’s passage. Monday’s high temperatures will remain mostly below 85°F, favoring corn and soybean development. However, pockets of short-term Midwestern dryness continue to expand, leaving some areas with limited... Read More.
Western heat will peak during the weekend before slowly easing. Meanwhile, much of the Midwest will experience a period of generally favorable temperatures. By early next week, however, hot weather will return across the nation’s midsection. By the middle of next week, triple-digit heat... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, warm weather is promoting a rapid pace of crop development, following extensive spring planting delays. High temperatures near or slightly above 90°F should occur later Friday in much of the Midwest. Scattered thundershowers in the western Corn Belt are... Read More.
By Brandi Buzzard Frosbe, Kansas Living Magazine Whew – who turned up the heat?! Summer has arrived at our home on the range and while it’s nice to not battle snow drifts and sleet to take care of our livestock, the excessive heat presents challenges... Read More.
By Roxana Hegeman BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — Thousands of cattle in feedlots in southwestern Kansas have died of heat stress due to soaring temperatures, high humidity and little wind in recent days, industry officials said. The final toll remains unclear, but... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or below-normal temperatures across the northern Plains and much of the West, while warmer-than-normal weather will prevail in parts of California and east of a line from Texas to Lake... Read More.