Southern Research & Outreach Center | Waseca, MN


July 26, 2021

Temperature High (F): 87.00

Temperature Low (F): 65.00

Soil Temp - 2" Max: 92.00

Soil Temp - 2" Min: 70.00

Soil Temp - 4" Max: 87.00

Soil Temp - 4" Min: 73.00



Ongoing drought worries farmers

July 21, 2021

(ABC 6 News) - Minnesota hasn't seen this kind of drought in a long time, with 52 percent of the state now experiencing a severe drought. 

Drought conditions persist but timely rains a relief

July 15, 2021

Despite the timely rains in parts of south-central Minnesota, the new Drought Monitor map shows expanding areas of severe and extreme drought in the state.

June 2021 is on track to be the driest month in Minnesota in 110 years

June 25, 2021

I have heard many times records were made to be broken. Here is one that I hope will not be broken! So far June 2021 is the driest month in Minnesota in 110 years of weather records at the Southern Research and Outreach Center at Waseca( SROC.) 

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