Water Shortage Warning Order expanded to all counties within St. Johns River Water Management District.
Growers say they suffered more than 50% crop losses in Western New York.
Conservation practices preached throughout the state as exceptionally dry pattern persists.
Find out which previous orders are rescinded as a result of the drought being declared over — and which ones are not.
Water conservation efforts called for as the dry season rolls on.
The January 3 measurement was disheartening, but a big, fat blanket of snow fell during the following week, and the state’s biggest reservoirs have levels well above average.
Senate overwhelmingly approves bill authorizing water projects across the U.S.
Hydrologist says this year’s conditions are bad but are part of a typical water cycle.
Growers see bright side of dry conditions with possibility of sweeter fruit.
Northeast has experienced a significant drop in rainfall this year.
Water deficits starting to cause concern for fire, water shortages in the Empire State.
Growers say continued heat could cause early ripening, still expect season to progress as planned.
States experiencing continuous dry months and lessening topsoil moisture.
USDA report indicates parts of the state have received less than one inch of rainfall in June.
To preserve orchards and vineyards, growers are expected to fallow up to 350,000 acres of corn, wheat, cotton and alfalfa.
The weather trends in the West are driving the biology in commercial agricultural fields, and plant diseases have been influenced by these weather developments.
A statement released by Western Grower’s CEO Tom Nassif highlights the need for legislation that will alleviate the short- and long-term impacts of the drought.