Governor Daugaard described a cycle that went from flood to drought. Row farmers planted corn, soy beans, sun flowers and wheat. Most did not have irrigation to sustain the [...]
A massive drought almost eight years ago is still affecting the Amazon rainforest to this day, according to a new study released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Drought conditions had a devastating impact on farmers in 2012, especially in the Midwest. There may be more of the same in 2013.
More than three-fifths of the lower 48 U.S. states are affected by drought, according to an update from the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report.
Persistent drought conditions in the upper Midwest are threatening the nation’s waterways, with the mighty Mississippi River so low that barge traffic has been affected and [...]
The drying of Southern California’s Salton Sea might be the source of a foul smell that is spreading across the region, it was reported Tuesday.
Darren Becker sifts through arid topsoil under a ruined crop on the family farm, Aug. 24 in Logan, Kan.
The lake has now collected copious amounts of garbage that has been washed in with the heavy rain.
Analysis of deep sediments around the Nile River in Egypt has shown a massive drought 4,200 years ago contributed to the end of Egypt’s pyramid-building era.
The Obama administration announced Monday a plan to purchase meat worth millions to help boost the drought-ridden agricultural sector as forecasters predict continuing dry [...]