Thirsty Crops Still Need More Rain in Western Oklahoma

By Alisa Boswell-Gore, STILLWATER, Okla. – Planting for summer crops is finishing up in the Panhandle and southwestern regions following some much-needed rain, but drought concerns still remain. The last few weeks have produced Oklahoma’s most plentiful rains so far in 2022, but will the precipitation sustain longthirsty soil on the western side of the state? The latest Oklahoma Mesonet rainfall totals show a clearing of drought conditions for most areas of the state, with the rain accrued on the western side of the state being enough to change the southwestern region’s status from extreme drought to abnormally dry to…

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