Tag: drought

by The City Wire staff -

State hay supplies hit record low

Persistant drought for more than two years sent U.S. hay production down nearly 18% to 120 million tons last year producing the lowest stock level since 1974, according to Derrell…

by The City Wire staff -

USDA expands disaster area in Arkansas

WASHINGTON – Worsening drought conditions prompted the U.S. Department of Agriculture to designate 39 additional counties as primary natural disaster areas, the agency announced July 18. USDA so far has…