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Significant rainfall missed most areas of dryness and drought across the contiguous 48 states, with improvements limited to part of the northern Intermountain West, central Kansas, and a few isolated spots in both Oregon and upstate New York. Elsewhere, dry conditions persisted or intensified. In particular, abnormally hot weather, low humidity, and gusty winds have led to rapidly-intensifying dryness across the Plains States. Extreme drought expanded in northern New Mexico,
Most cash dairy prices headed south last week. The Cheddar blocks did set another record high on Monday, at $2.5850 per pound, but the top heavy price tag reversed direction Tuesday and closed Friday at $2.52, down 3.25 cents on the week, ending seven consecutive weeks of gain. It was 73.75 cents above a year ago. The barrels climbed to $2.4250 last Tuesday, highest CME price since Sept. 25, 2014 and 6.5 cents shy of their record high $2.49 on Sept. 22, 2014. They reversed di
OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn planting in much of the U.S. had wrapped up by the end of last week, while the condition of the portion of the crop that had emerged fell, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. NASS was no longer reporting national corn planting progress for the year in its report on Monday, though some Northern states were still reporting small portions of their intended acres were left to plant. Nationwide, 95% of corn had emerged, 21 percentage po
Average daily streamflows indicated in cubic feet per second.
Reservoir levels current as of midnight on date indicated.
Click on gaging stations (red dots) for streamflow hydrographs. Upper Snake River system is at 98 % of capacity. (Jackson Lake,Palisades, Grassy Lake,Island Park,Ririe,American Falls,LakeWalcott) Total space available:73068 AF Total storage capacity:4045695 AF
In California, milk output is slightly lower. As a result, supplies have not been sufficient to meet all purchasing requests despite the facts that demands haven't changed much from pre-coronavirus levels. Several buyers are looking to purchase additional loads on the spot market. Some are saying that it is difficult to bring in out-of-state milk. Class I demands are flat, whereas Class II sales are a bit up. Ice cream makers are requesting more raw milk. Arizona farm
A strong upper-level ridge developed over the Southwest at the beginning of June, and expanded east to the southern Great Plains. 7-day temperatures (June 2 to 8) averaged more than 10 degrees F above normal across much of the southern to central Great Plains until a strong cold front arrived on June 9. From June 6 to 8, a vigorous upper-level trough progressed east and resulted in varying amounts of rainfall and much cooler temperatures from the Pacific Northwest to the nort
SPOKANE, WA, May 5, 2020 – USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Forage Seeding and Forage Production crop insurance programs starting with the 2021 crop year. Changes include expanding coverage to new regions and counties, expanding coverage to fall-planted forage and changing the method for loss adjustment. “These changes will expand coverage to new places, better reflect current agricultural practices and better protect forage producers from losses,”
Last week was a week of contrast as we entered June Dairy Month. Cash block cheese set a record high price while the Agriculture Department announced the May Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at its lowest level in 11 years. The COVID-incited plunge in milk prices fell to $12.14 per hundredweight, down 93 cents from April, $4.24 below May 2019, and the lowest Class III price since September 2009. The 2020 Class III average stands at $15.10, up from $15.05 a year ag