Tag Archives: Midwest Drought

2012′s Midwest drought affects Floridians

By on September 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Freshwater supplies are shrinking and drought is a concern in Florida. The drought affects agriculture and food prices.

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Dairy, cattle industries affected by drought

By on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:56 pm

In what has become one of the most widespread droughts in decades, over half the country is now in stages of drought or extremely dry conditions. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, Florida’s cattle and dairy industries are at [...]

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Drought will impact prices at the grocery store

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new report released today shows that 55% of the continental United States is in a moderate to extreme drought, the largest percentage since 1956. With the Midwest at the center of the drought, there may be widespread destruction of the [...]

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