El Nino

Brazilian producers are facing losses of 4 million acres of corn and soybean crops yet to be harvested after nearly 31 inches of rain has fallen and additional rain in the forecast.
The NOAA says there is an 83% chance the El Niño weather pattern will transition into neutral conditions between April and June 2024.
After years of drought, farmers and ranchers in California are finally in the clear, for now. But what does the future hold? Here are some expert predictions.
According to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, there are some positive trends emerging in winter wheat, hay production, and cattle inventory as despite the uncertainties brought by El Niño.
Looking back on the major weather events of 2023 unveils nature’s unpredictability in the times of El Niño— we experienced everything from the deadliest wildfire in a century and unprecedented tropical storm warnings to months of extreme heat and “exceptional” drought that strained producers across Rural America.
Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig is particularly worried about soil moisture as farmers in his state head into the New Year.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its snowfall predictions for this winter. But which producers will see some drought relief in the future?
American agricultural exports will soon slow down as the Panama Canal dries up.
Incoming wet weather could lend a helping hand to cattle producers. An expert from the University of Missouri Extension explains how a cold, wet winter in the Midwest could help grazing, and herd building in 2024.
Brazil just took the top corn exporter spot from the U.S. this year, but CONAB says low prices and El Niño could result in a five percent drop in corn planting
The El Niño weather event is creeping in and it could reach super strength. But how it will impact the ongoing corn harvest? Numbers show varying trends.
As the weather pattern moves to the Southern Hemisphere, producers there could see ripple effects, USDA Meteorologist Mark Brusberg says. A bumper crop in South America will ultimately impact U.S. farmers as well.
The current weather patterns across the United States do not align with a typical El Nino pattern, according to Brownfield meterologists. Farmers can expect the remainder of the harvest season to be wetter than normal and for El Nino to stick around into mid-winter.
A recent study in the journal Science warned this year’s El Nino could lead to $3 trillion in global economic loss and decimate ag production.