The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that more than 80 percent of the continental U.S. is either in a drought or considered "abnormally dry". Farmers and ranchers in the corn and soybean belt are feeling the effects, and the impact is rippling through other economic sectors as well.
Effects Of Midwest Drought Spread Across Nation
By editor • Jul 19, 2012
Originally published on July 19, 2012 2:15 pm