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Daily U.S. Agricultural Weather Highlights (PDF, 300 KB)
Released no later than 9:00 a.m. ET every day. The report offers a daily depiction of the day’s weather across the United States and the resulting potential impacts on key commodities. Weather outlooks are summarized from official National Weather Service products and other sources.

Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (PDF, 8.5 MB)
Released no later than 4:00 p.m. ET every Tuesday (or second business day). The Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (WWCB) is jointly prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Commerce. The WWCB, published in various forms since 1872, provides a vital source of information on U.S. and global weather, climate, and agricultural developments, along with seasonally appropriate agrometeorological charts and tables. Contributing agencies include USDA/OCE, USDA/NASS, and the National Weather Service’s (NWS) Climate Prediction Center (CPC). An archive of past bulletins can be found at the USDA's Economic, Statistics, and Market Information System, keyword search "Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin".

Weekly International Weather and Crop Highlights (PDF, 98.9 KB)
Released Tuesday (or second business day) afternoon, features weekly highlights of significant weather and crop impacts in international regions.

U.S. Agriculture in Drought (PDF, 5.6 MB)
Released after 8:30 a.m. ET every Thursday
This publication utilizes the U.S. Drought Monitor, provided by the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), to highlight agricultural areas impacted by drought, and quantifies these impacts in terms of the percent of an agricultural commodity located within varying magnitudes of dryness. An archive can be found at the NDMC's U.S. Agricultural Commodities in Drought website.