The drought areas of Iowa increased by eight percentage points from last week.
Still a lot of rain is needed to end the long-lasting drought in the Southern Plains.
The latest Drought Monitor shows that drought continues to worsen in the southern High Plains. Across the continental U.S., 0.55 percent of the country is in D4 (Exceptional) drought.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has made 35 appointments to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board.
Showed all categories about as expected.
Pasture and range conditions opened this season with the U.S. having 20% rated as being in poor and very poor condition.
Active weather pattern around next 10-plus days.
But a majority of the country is still covered by some form of drought.