Water Shortage http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6261/more en Texas is drought free — again http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-free-again <div class="node-body article-body"> The latest U.S. Drought Monitor released Monday, shows the state drought free.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-free-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-free-again#comments Water Shortage El Nino Tue, 08 Dec 2015 03:03:00 +0000 95831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Natural disasters exact minimal damage to Central Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/natural-disasters-exact-minimal-damage-central-texas <div class="field-byline"> Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pastures hit by the fire were already greening up and did not appear to have suffered any long-term damage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/natural-disasters-exact-minimal-damage-central-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/natural-disasters-exact-minimal-damage-central-texas#comments Livestock Vegetables Water Shortage Drought Vegetables Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:48:00 +0000 95491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>This year&rsquo;s spinach harvest in South Central Texas has shown both good yield and quality so far.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Drought declines to 15 percent in Texas: region receives significant rainfall http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-declines-15-percent-texas-region-receives-significant-rainfall <div class="node-body article-body">Most of the region received significant amounts of rain from a system that came in on the coattails of moisture generated from Hurricane Patricia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-declines-15-percent-texas-region-receives-significant-rainfall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-declines-15-percent-texas-region-receives-significant-rainfall#comments Cotton Water Shortage Precipitation Tue, 03 Nov 2015 18:01:00 +0000 95151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas drought conditions improved significantly over the weekend.</p> South Texas inundated by heavy rains again http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/south-texas-inundated-heavy-rains-again <div class="node-body video-body">The remnants of Hurricane Patricia dumped nearly two feet of rain on parts Texas since October 23. This video shows the effects of Patricia on agricultural land in Navarro and Robertson Counties. Navarro County was the hardest hit according to the Weather Channel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/south-texas-inundated-heavy-rains-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/south-texas-inundated-heavy-rains-again#comments Water Shortage Wheat Mon, 26 Oct 2015 14:31:00 +0000 95031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com El Niño rains to help and hinder Texas crops http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/el-ni-o-rains-help-and-hinder-texas-crops <div class="node-body article-body">National Weather Service forecasters in Midland say strong prevailing Pacific winds are streaming into the Southwest, driven by the effects of a particularly strong El Niño.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/el-ni-o-rains-help-and-hinder-texas-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/el-ni-o-rains-help-and-hinder-texas-crops#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Vegetables Water Shortage Wheat El Nino Cotton Wed, 21 Oct 2015 20:08:00 +0000 94971 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Rain clouds may bring heavy precipitation to the Southwest this week.</p> Drought conditions covering almost 50 percent of Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-conditions-covering-almost-50-percent-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Drought conditions persist across 47 percent of Texas, down a percentage point from last week but also showing the first spot of exceptional drought since back in May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-conditions-covering-almost-50-percent-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-conditions-covering-almost-50-percent-texas#comments Water Shortage Drought Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:07:00 +0000 94941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Exceptional drought back in Texas.</p> If stranded on Mars, I hope you have a farmer with you http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/if-stranded-mars-i-hope-you-have-farmer-you <div class="node-body blog-body">If I did get to Mars, however, the odds of my being stranded are pretty good. I can easily imagine getting lost on my way back from a rock-hunting expedition</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/if-stranded-mars-i-hope-you-have-farmer-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/if-stranded-mars-i-hope-you-have-farmer-you#comments Water Shortage Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:47:00 +0000 94791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Some parts of West Texas look a little like Mars.</p> INCYMI: Top 10 stories in September 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/incymi-top-10-stories-september-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In case you missed these stories from Southwest Farm Press for September 2015, here is a recap!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/incymi-top-10-stories-september-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/incymi-top-10-stories-september-2015#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Peanuts Vegetables Water Shortage Wheat Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:07:00 +0000 94541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Drought spreads and intensifies across Southwest http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-spreads-and-intensifies-across-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">Fingers of severe drought extend from East Texas well into the Southern Blacklands and across Southwest Texas to the Mexico border.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-spreads-and-intensifies-across-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-spreads-and-intensifies-across-southwest#comments Water Shortage Drought Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:32:00 +0000 94521 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Puffy white clouds brought little rainfall to the Las Cruces, new Mexico area in recent weeks.</p> Texas drought intensifies but expected to abate http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-intensifies-expected-abate <div class="node-body article-body">Dry conditions seem to hold sway for the moment across much of Texas as drought continues to intensify, with 27 percent of the state still considered in moderate to extreme drought</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-intensifies-expected-abate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-drought-intensifies-expected-abate#comments Water Shortage Drought Mon, 21 Sep 2015 20:03:00 +0000 94461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Drought intensifies across Texas.</p>