Temps up, precip down in February
Above-normal temperatures and below-normal snowfall throughout the state continued into February. Some farmers are anticipating an early planting season if current conditions continue.
Temperatures averaged 34.3 degrees, 4.6 degrees above normal. Total precipitation was 1.20 inches, .63 inches below normal.
Farmers reported good progress for winter wheat, though the continually soft ground has challenged some winter livestock work.
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