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Inflation Reduction Act: What Does it Mean for the Climate and Ag Producers?

September 29, 2022
This Center for Agricultural Profitability webinar explores the major provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act, including the climate and energy provisions, and those potentially affecting Nebraska agriculture.

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Nebraska has Second-driest August, Third-driest Summer on Record

September 15, 2022
Nebraska experienced the second-driest August on record (0.94 inches), just two years after the driest August on record in 2020 and a mere three years since the wettest on record (5.14 inches in 2019).

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Drought Covers 76% of Nebraska by End of July

August 18, 2022
Sustained heat in the high 90s and 100s combined with below-normal precipitation throughout July led to increased drought stress across Nebraska, with severe implications for pasture and sorghum conditions heading into August. 

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Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — Aug. 2, 2022

August 4, 2022
Though high temperatures and minimal precipitation chances are expected to continue through the first 10 days of August, a possible break from the current heat event may develop in the second half of the month.

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June Ranks in Top 10 Driest on Record for Nebraska

July 15, 2022
Despite numerous severe weather events, June 2022 was Nebraska's seventh driest on record, with 76% of the state in drought.

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Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — July 6, 2022

July 7, 2022
The current forecast for mid-July reflects persistent high temperatures in the 90s and 100s, with minor precipitation events expected on July 12 and July 21.

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Hailstorm over farmland
Out of the 292 hail damage reports throughout June in Nebraska, 52 were assessed as significant due to the hail's size of 2 inches or greater.

June 2022 was a Very Active Month for Severe Weather in Nebraska

July 7, 2022
June 2022 was a tumultuous month for Nebraska, with 16 days of severe weather events and 292 incidents of hail damage.

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July temperature map

Updated CPC July Outlook Continues to Favor Above-normal Temperatures, Below-normal Moisture for Nebraska

July 1, 2022
Nebraska Climatologist Al Dutcher reviews the official climate forecast for July and breaks down the potential for timely precipitation events during critical crop growth stages.

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