Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Forage Planning for the Next Year

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — The latest Drought Monitor shows that drought is significantly worse now than at the same time last year with 63 percent of the country now in D0-D4 categories. These drought categories can be combined into a single numerical measure of drought known as the Drought Severity and Coverage Index (DSCI), published in the Drought Monitor. The DSCI can range from 0 (zero abnormally dry or drought conditions) to 500 (100 percent D4, Exceptional Drought). The current DSCI for the continental U.S. is 169, compared to 45 one year ago.…

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First Day of School

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Memorial

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Showing

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Showing

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