ATASCADERO, Calif. (AP) – Officials believe hot weather and the lack of rain led to the death of hundreds of fish at a Central Coast lake. Atascadero city officials say crews pulled out a […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The storms that recently covered parts of the U.S. with snow won’t be enough to ease the nation’s drought. Experts say it would take historic snowfalls — an absurd amount, really — to undo the damage already inflicted.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The snowstorm that pummeled the upper Midwest last week is helping ease dry conditions in Iowa but hasn’t done much to relax the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades is getting worse again, ending an encouraging five-week run of improving conditions. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year’s drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change and more droughts can […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some key farm states punished by the nation’s worst drought in decades caught a break with several inches of rainfall from Hurricane Isaac‘s remnants as other parts of the Midwest […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) – Some farmers in the Midwest who’ve endured the nation’s worst drought in two generations are worried that the approaching remnants of Hurricane Isaac may be too much of a good thing. […]
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]
(AP) – The latest U.S. drought map shows that excessively parched conditions continue to worsen in the Plains states that are key producers of corn and soybean crops. The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor map released […]
(AP) – President Barack Obama is directing the Agriculture Department to authorize an additional $30 million to help crop and livestock producers in drought-stricken areas of the U.S. The spending does not require congressional approval, […]
(AP) – The latest U.S. Drought Monitor survey shows an increase in extreme drought conditions in four Plains states but a slight decrease in the overall area of the lower 48 states experiencing some form […]
(AP) – As California grows warmer, nowhere will the increased temperatures be starker than in California’s arid Central Valley, where farmers will have to consider whether the crops grown today will survive in a harsher […]