Winter Weather

As peach trees bloom ahead of schedule and unpredictable weather patterns loom, farmers across the nation find themselves grappling with the precarious risks posed to their fruit crops.
Cattle producers are shifting their feeding practices as winter temperatures remain unusually mild. Here’s how that is affecting the hay market.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says we are heading into spring rather quickly and ahead of schedule, which could have negative implications for small grains and blooming fruit crops.
USDA Meteorologists are raising alarms over low snowpacks in key Northwestern watersheds that may lead to water shortages and disrupt spring or summer planting.
In Middle Tennessee, where many have more than half a foot of snow on the ground right now, farmers are relishing the rare beauty of their snow-covered farms!
As winter weather embraces the Colorado River Basin, new recommendations from the Colorado River Drought Task Force have not been well received by all.
Properly caring for farm machinery as this winter produces more challenging conditions than normal requires proactive maintenance by producers, according to a machinery expert from T&H Custom Ag.
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says a couple of areas of concern include continued stress on livestock, and if extreme cold temperatures induce winter kill on the winter wheat crops in some regions.
Expert strategies for safeguarding livestock as so many parts of U.S. farm country deal with the incoming Polar Vortex.
Water system ideas for your farm or property... freeze-proof in winter! Come along with the Stoney Ridge Farmer as we work together to install frost-free water tanks and more!
In this AARP Live Minute: AARP’s Sarah Jennings has some tips for staying warm without wasting money during the winter.