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A hot, rainy weather forecast for the next week

An ag meteorologist says there’s more rain in the forecast for the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains this week. Drew Lerner tells Brownfield in Minnesota, Wisconsin, the eastern Dakotas, portions of Nebraska and Iowa “there’s a lot of rain coming up in this region.... Read More.

Short-term weather outlook for WCB, ECB

An ag meteorologist says short-term outlooks show elevated chances of precipitation for parts of the Midwest. Eric Hunt with Nebraska Extension says some lower pressure systems could develop over the next 10 days. “We could have several inches of rain across a lot of... Read More.

National Weather Service Update for May 1, 2024

 The National Weather Service (Wichita) shared an update for May 1, 2024, about severe weather expected for this afternoon into the evening.Areas west of Interstate -135 have the greatest chance for encountering severe storms this afternoon into the evening. The... Read More.

Cooler weather dampening planting prospects

Cooler weather and a little precipitation have slowed down activity in midwestern fields. Central Illinois farmer Derek Martin tells Brownfield any moisture is welcome… “We were dry last fall, barely got any snow or any rain over the winter, and definitely excited to see the... Read More.

Brownfield Ag Weather Today

Rain will linger along the Atlantic Coast through Thursday, with parts of New England experiencing a rain-to-snow transition on Friday.  Meanwhile, freezes will occur on Thursday morning in most areas north of a line from the Texas Panhandle to the Ohio River.  By... Read More.

Weather stalls Wisconsin fieldwork

A late month snow storm and rain put a halt to early fieldwork in Wisconsin. The USDA says prior to that shift in weather, warm, dry weather allowed farmers to get in the fields, tilling and applying manure ahead of planting, with wheat and... Read More.