posted on January 20, 2012 at 3:32 PM
The Agriculture Department announced this week $300 million in disaster relief funds will be spread across 33 states impacted by tornadoes, floods and tropical storms. USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency will...
posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:22 PM
2011 began in much the same fashion as its immediate predecessors: as the global economy struggled to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression.
posted on December 9, 2011 at 3:52 PM
Mother Nature smashed the record for U.S. weather disasters this year, as losses in a dozen calamities exceeded the $1 billion mark.
posted on June 3, 2011 at 9:06 AM
Weather, be it too much rain, too little rain, drought and even an occasional tornado, continues to be the dominant factor shaping commodity prices.
posted on May 13, 2011 at 3:05 PM
PHIL CAMPBELL, Ala (AP) -- Tom Parker shook his head and seemed near tears as he talked about all that he lost in an April 27 tornado that ripped apart the northern Alabama farm where he grew up and had spent much of his adult life raising...
posted on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke meets the press. Proponents of "green jobs" examine their role in the economic recovery. And widespread storms spawn deadly tornadoes in the South, and delay planting further north. Those stories and market...
posted on April 29, 2011 at 4:04 PM
Severe thunderstorms spawned a plethora of tornadoes again this week in half-a dozen southern states, killing hundreds and wreaking havoc on anything in their path.
posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The devastating tornadoes that swept across Alabama and other southern states Wednesday caused widespread power outages, shut down several large manufacturing plants and could disrupt the region's fragile economic recovery.
posted on April 21, 2011 at 1:04 PM
Farmers in the "Corn Belt" anxiously await a break in the weather that will allow them plant this year's crops.
posted on May 11, 2007 at 8:05 PM
Market to Market's Andrew Batt follows the disaster an F5 tornado has left behind...from a small Midwestern town through cropfields and farmsteads.