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Rain Hampers Crop Harvest and Wheat Pasture in Oklahoma

Sunshine finally appeared late last week raising hopes that Oklahoma will dry out and get summer crop harvest and wheat pasture grazing back on track.

2 years ago
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. But many areas remains in significant drought.
Wet Pastures In Midwest; Drought Intensifies In Southwest

Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.

2 years ago
Snow grooming vital part of Olympics
Hay Day: Wyoming Rancher Grooms Olympic Downhill

The rancher from western Wyoming wears tan overalls pulled over a U.S. ski team jacket, and is every bit as versed in the nuances of hay farming as the subtleties of snow grooming.

2 years ago
Livestock producers in Montana have been battling multiple wildfires in July, including the 270,200 acre Lodgepole Complex fire.
Forest Service Using New Tech for Post-Fire Work in Montana

Forest Service using new tech for post-fire work in Montana

2 years ago
Florida Ranchers Lose $238 Million to Irma

Hurricane Irma cost Florida’s cattle ranchers $238 million. That’s based on preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

3 years ago
Texas Ranchers Battle Hurricane Harvey to Protect Cattle

Ranchers are assessing damage and trying to evacuate livestock after Hurricane Harvey invaded the Texas coast, bringing torrential rains, tornadoes and high winds.

3 years ago
Louisiana Farmers Struggling with Hay, Feeding Cattle After Harvey

According to agents from the Louisiana State University AgCenter say the biggest concern is moving cattle to higher ground and feeding them.

3 years ago