drought

Walnuts

Missouri Walnut Crop Likely To Be Lackluster

Buyers start hulling the nuts this week, and prices are high, with buyers offering as much as $13 per hundred pounds after hulling.

10/01/2012

Illinois Drought 1, Getty Images

Stubborn Drought Maintains Grip On Most of U.S.

The U.S. Drought Monitor’s new map shows 65.5 percent of the contiguous U.S. was experiencing some form of drought as of Tuesday.

09/27/2012

File photo of a cow. (credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Cows Being Fed Cookies, Gummy Worms Due To Drought

Cows are developing quite a sweet tooth thanks to an unprecedented drought that has rocked cattle ranchers in the Midwest.

09/24/2012

Photo: KMOX

River Cleanup to Uncover 20 Tons of Trash

The Great Mississippi River Cleanup is a 22-city project to help preserve the river, sponsored by Living Lands and Waters.

09/14/2012

cattle

Drought Leaves Missouri Cattle Ranchers Struggling

In a House Agriculture Policy Committee meeting, Missouri farmers addressed their grievances toward the recent drought.

09/12/2012

Withered corn during a drought

Drought Emergency Extended In Missouri

Nixon: Wildfire risks will remain through mid-November.

09/10/2012

Getty/Jeff Gross

Drought Fueling Deer Disease in Illinois, Missouri

More than 700 deer are known to have been killed so far this summer in Illinois by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease.

09/06/2012

The corn and soybean belt in the middle of the nation is experiencing one of the worst droughts in more than five decades. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Farmers Hopeful for Soybean Crops Despite Drought

One farmer believes his soybeans could yield some 90 percent of what he’s typically get.

09/06/2012

water faucet

Edwardsville Lifts Water-Conservation Order

Edwardsville administrators called off the directive after predictions for lower temperatures with more frequent rainfall.

09/06/2012

drought map

Drought Drains Midwest Economy

Mid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth neutral for a second month.

09/04/2012

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