NEWS
Alfalfa Outlook -- 2
Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Apr 23, 2015 07:22 AM CDT

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Soil moisture is the key to predicting how this season's alfalfa crops may fare. While some regions are in fairly good shape with soil moisture, other areas remain in a deficit and desperately need rainfall to meet this year's demand.

According to the April 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, except for the southeast portion of Oklahoma, many portions of the state remain in the severe, extreme and exceptional drought categories. Central and northern Texas have similar drought challenges.

Although the overall drought situation has improved dramatically from last year, the West Texas region still has many spots ...

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