• February 27, 2017

Drought Inching Back

An ear of corn hangs on a withered stalk Tuesday in a Farmingdale, Ill., field. A growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries of drought and the impact it may have on crops, according to the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor report released Thursday by the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

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