posted on February 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM
As snow falls across America, the reduction of drought is slight.
This week’s snow cover map from Intellicast shows increasing snowpack in the northern states. But it it’s nowhere near the amount needed as evidenced by the University of...
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:17 AM
A U.N. agency plays down fears of a looming world food crisis as international coordination and flagging demand have led to a drop in food prices for the third consecutive month in December.
posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Recent storms have eased drought conditions in several key Midwest farming states where the corn harvest is wrapping up.
posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:27 PM
The United Nations says prices for rice, wheat and other key foods are expected to remain volatile and possibly increase, and poor farmers and consumers especially in Africa, will be hurt most.
posted on September 28, 2012 at 4:22 PM
The great drought of 2012 is making a significant impact on livestock producers. A small harvest is driving up prices that will likely remain high after rain begins to fall.