is part of the Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

  • American Agriculturist
  • Beef Producer
  • Corn and Soybean Digest
  • Dakota Farmer
  • Delta Farm Press
  • Farm Futures
  • Farm Industry news
  • Indiana Prairie Farmer
  • Kansas Farmer
  • Michigan Farmer
  • Missouri Ruralist
  • Nebraska Farmer
  • Ohio Farmer
  • Prairie Farmer
  • Southeast Farm Press
  • Southwest Farm Press
  • The Farmer
  • Wallaces Farmer
  • Western Farm Press
  • Western Farmer Stockman
  • Wisconsin Agriculturist
Dryland winter wheat was still struggling with drought and adverse weather in parts of the Texas High Plains
<p>Dryland winter wheat was still struggling with drought and adverse weather in parts of the Texas High Plains.</p>

It’s not as dry as it has been in Texas

It&rsquo;s not as dry as it has been in Texas, according to the most recent update from the U.S. Drought Monitor and reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.

It’s not as dry as it has been in Texas, according to the most recent update from the U.S. Drought Monitor and reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.

More and more of the state is moving into normal or near normal drought status, according to the Drought Monitor. Most of these areas are in East Texas counties. About another 28 percent of the state was merely abnormally dry, which means though soil moisture was low; the areas were either not yet in drought or were recovering from drought.

If you are enjoying reading this article, please check out Southwest Farm Press Daily and receive the latest news right to your inbox.

It’s a large improvement from last January, when about 71 percent of the state was in one stage of drought or another, from moderate to extreme. However, many parts of the state still did not show improvement.

 

Also of interest:

In New Mexico it is not good nutty weather

Drought status significantly improved from two years ago

Drought, dry conditions common theme in Texas agriculture past 25 year…

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish