Growers say they suffered more than 50% crop losses in Western New York.
Nearly 200,000 people evacuated below nation’s tallest dam; even growers have had enough for now.
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.
In 2016 alone, 62 million trees have died from drought and several other factors.
Assistance is available for growers who experienced a damaging hard freeze in the spring and extreme drought in the summer.
Crying foul, the Almond Board of California says criticism of industry based on highly questionable data.
Hydrologist says this year’s conditions are bad but are part of a typical water cycle.
More counties have been added to the original disaster declaration, and more growers are eligible for funding assistance.
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.
U.S. forecast calls for cool, wet conditions in the Northwest; drought to continue in West; warmth in the East; and stormy in the Southeast.
Conditions worsen in Massachusetts and New York.
States experiencing continuous dry months and lessening topsoil moisture.
Rule updates existing requirements for agriculture water management plans.