Northwest Soils Very Dry For Early April

Soils continue to dry out a cross the Northwest. According to the latest numbers from NASS, 12% of Idaho’s topsoil moisture is very short, while 14% if short. In Washington 15% of the topsoil moisture is very short, while 32% is short. And in Oregon, 25% of the topsoil moisture is very shot, with another […]

Western U.S. Continues To Report Some Of The Dries Soil Conditions

USDA Meteorologist, Brad Rippey, said topsoils nationwide are still trying to recover from late spring and early summer dryness. He noted only a handful of states have reported notable improvement. “Lead by North Dakota and Minnesota both at 18% surplus. The bigger storage continues to be pockets of dryness particularly across the western half of […]

West Remains Abnormally Dry For Fall

It’s not just dry in the Inland Northwest.  USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey said up and down the west, there’s no sign of relief from fall-time dryness.  He says typically this time of year we would see rains rolling in from the Pacific, offering up showers and snow.  But this year, not so much.   A […]