The image to the left indicates current grassland conditions.
Areas shaded in blue indicate grassland yields rated higher than normal while areas in yellow ranked lower.
A majority of grassland areas are in very good shape nearing the end of the growing season.
The primary reason is adequate rainfall over the past 60 days.
This image shows the departure from normal rainfall. Areas shaded in blue and purple have received from 4 to over 8 inches of rainfall above what would be normal. This set the stage for positive seasonal yields.