Producers Proceeding with Cautious Optimism Despite the Drought
June 1, 2022
The U.S. Drought Monitor is a map released every Thursday, showing parts of the United States that are experiencing drought conditions. For some time now, Blaine County has been in the red, coding at D3 for extreme drought conditions.
According to reports from the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS), Blaine County just experienced its 56th driest April on record over the past 128 years. Likewise, the period from January through April 2022 was the 16th driest period to date over the same number of years. In response to this information, a Farm Services Agency spokesperson...