3 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison
A combination of weather events have Central Texas peach farmers expecting a meager crop once again this season, after several years of little yield due to whimsical weather.
3 hrs ago | Sweetwater Reporter
Following an evaluation from the city engineers, Sweetwater will remain in Stage I of the city's Drought Contingency Plan.
7 hrs ago | AlertNet
People collect water at a well in Garissa, Kenya, on August 2, 2011. REUTERS/Ken Oloo/International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies/Handout When the governments of eastern Africa created the Intergovernmental Authority on Development more than 25 years ago, they hoped it would forge the cooperation needed to roll back the ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman
Peach farmers around Fredericksburg and Stonewall, Texas have been hit by the drought, freezes and hail.
10 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Northeast Ohio is going to need more people like David Slamic, a skilled machinist at Astro Manufacturing in Eastlake.
The drought that withered Athens and much of Georgia for the past couple of years has passed.
The bright green alfalfa fields appear like a surreal oasis tucked into the rolling hills of desert shrubbery that extend south as far as the eye can see.
Last year Rick Powdrell received $127 a head for his lambs. The current return has nose-dived to $85. The Bay of Plenty Federated Farmers meat and fibre chairman says inconsistent returns have created uncertainty in the industry and only time will tell if that scenario will be repeated next season as sheep numbers decline.
Eric Lovgren is breathing easy - or at least easier than he was this time last year.
Not sure what to do about those bugs chewing up your flowers? Concerned about selecting the right plants for your yard? Wondering what kind of grass is the most drought tolerant? Just pick up the phone and call the Hillsborough County Extension .
Paparoa farmers Ken and Janine Hames won three awards in this year's Ballance Farm Environment Awards; healthy cattle and above-average meat production are achieved by smart stocking.
The city of Burkburnett will propose changes for water conservation on Monday, including a water usage surcharge and changes to stage three drought restrictions.
With the long Memorial Day weekend just around the corner, chances are more than a few Land O' Lakes residents are preparing to dig in and tackle a lawn or landscaping project.
"If you're looking to create an ornamental area that you won't use that much," White says, "almost all rules can be broken and anything will work, from hostas to hypericum, from lettuce to blue star creeper." "A great lawn-substitution can be inert material as well," she says, "such as colored glass, slate or crushed stone.
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Rating agency S&P said a heating property market was a threat to the New Zealand economy.