posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM
Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 36 million people.
posted on October 23, 2015 at 8:48 PM
With temperatures up, precipitation down, and snowpack elusive, four consecutive years of drought have tested California’s mettle.
posted on August 7, 2015 at 6:53 PM
As forests burn, the USDA reaches deeper into its firefighting pocketbook. A looming El Nino could break western drought but will relief arrive in time, and the White House launches another salvo of global climate change cuts. Market analysis...
posted on August 7, 2015 at 5:52 PM
More than 40 large wildfires are burning from Texas to Washington, with California suffering the most under the siege. The blazes have burned through 6 million acres this year, the fastest pace since 2011.
posted on February 3, 2012 at 5:13 PM
The second strongest La Nina, now entering its third calendar year of existence, continues its grip on the western Corn Belt.