Across the Corn Belt, heavy thunderstorms remain active across previously dry areas in the middle Mississippi Valley. Meanwhile, warm, dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest. On August 1, drought covered 57% of the U.S. corn production area and 51% of the... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms extend southwestward across the Great Lakes region. However, much of the Midwest is experiencing hot, dry weather, with variable impacts on reproductive to filling corn and soybeans. Heat- and drought-related concerns are most acute in the... Read More.
Texas officials have confirmed 4,000 head of cattle were killed at a feedyard in Hereford after 100-year floods hit the Panhandle of Texas Memorial Day weekend. Between 8 and 11 inches of rain fell in an area that only receives between 15... Read More.