Drought-affected field

USDA Designates Several Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

June 28, 2022
Producers in numerous Nebraska counties will be eligible for emergency credit to recover from intense drought during the growing season.

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May precipitation totals map

Weekly Agricultural Weather Update — May 29, 2022

June 2, 2022
The latest forecast shows numerous chances of precipitation, along with cooler than normal temperatures, throughout the first half of June.

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Farmer on land

Managing Through Drought with USDA Conservation and Assistance Programs

May 18, 2022
This webinar discusses the USDA FSA’s drought relief and response through standing and emergency provisions of FSA programs, including the CRP, LFP, ECP, ELRP and additional assistance to come.

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Farmer in field

USDA FSA, NRCS to Present on Drought Assistance Programs During May 12 Webinar

May 6, 2022
Representatives will provide an overview of drought assistance programs designed to help producers mitigate some of the impact of extreme, adverse weather.

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Corn plant in drought

USDA Designates 12 Nebraska Counties as Disasters Due to Drought

May 6, 2022
USDA FSA has declared additional Nebraska counties are eligible to apply for emergency loans based on losses from drought.

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Wildfire in pasture

USDA Designates 10 Nebraska Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

April 29, 2022
Ten primary counties and 16 contiguous counties have been designated as natural disaster areas to allow producers access to emergency loans for recovery efforts.

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Farmer in field

Assistance Programs for Nebraska Producers Recovering from Wildfires, Drought

April 29, 2022
For producers affected by the recent wildfires in western Nebraska, and drought impacts across the state, there are numerous organizations that offer assistance, from hay and forage for livestock to help with planting crops.

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Drought outlook

La Nina Forecasted to Continue with Drought Expansion Likely According to CPC

April 28, 2022
Nebraska Climatologist Al Dutcher reviews the latest CPC forecast, which predicts drought intensification through the entire 2022 growing season.

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