Your membership has expired, click here to renew!


Blizzards, Floods and Tornadoes - Monday, March 18, 2019

Sometimes the month of March can be a stormy one... And this year has been no exception! As winter turns to spring, the clash of cold air masses from the north and warmer air from the south creates turbulent weather conditions over all regions (full story)

Major High Plains Snowstorm - Monday, March 11, 2019

A very strong storm system will bring high impacts to beef producers across the Central High Plains and Central Rockies this week as a very active and stormy March weather pattern continues. It has already been a rough patch of bad weather that (full story)

Stormy March Weather - Monday, March 4, 2019

Traditionally the month of March can be stormy. As the Earth tilts back closer to the sun and as we get closer to spring, the contrast between the cold winter air over the higher latitudes mixing with the warmer air near the equator can lead (full story)

Cold Continues into Early March - Monday, February 25, 2019

February will go down as one of the coldest and snowiest months in recent memory across portions of the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains. Beef producers across the Northern Rockies eastward through the Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minneso (full story)

Cold for Rest of February - Monday, February 18, 2019

For stock growers across the Northern Plains and Northern Rockies, it has already been a very long month of the cold and occasional snow. While the worst of the Polar Vortex at the end of January was more focused in the Midwest, the most recent roun (full story)

El Nino Update - Monday, February 11, 2019

 For most of the winter season (going back to November) sea surface temperatures in the subtropical Pacific have been slightly above normal. Simply put, we have been a weak El Nino this winter. Over the past several weeks sea surface temperatur (full story)

Round 2 of Cold On the Way - Monday, February 4, 2019

Temperatures have rebounded dramatically after last week’s Polar Vortex that invaded the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes and Plains.  The turn from record cold to above normal temperatures was quite dramatic, however, can we expect it to last (full story)

Western Snowpack Update - Monday, January 7, 2019

The 2018-2019 snowpack year was off to good start in November, however, we lost a little ground in snowpack buildup across the west as December is a drier month. While the best snowpack buildup usually comes with the better snow producing months (full story)