‘Drought’ Doesn’t Cover It Anymore

‘Drought’ Doesn’t Cover It Anymore

The American West is enduring its worst drought in 1,200 years (that’s not a typo). A series of record-breaking winter storms gave many high hopes that the drought’s end was in sight. But January and February have still been drier than any others in California’s...
California Dreamin’ [Of More Snow]

California Dreamin’ [Of More Snow]

Major winter storms might have rampaged through the U.S. recently, but California is seeing the sunny side. The storms left behind serious snowfall, pulling much of the state out of “exceptional drought” levels. A helpful holiday gift to ag producers...
Drought Puts Beef on the Brink

Drought Puts Beef on the Brink

Desperately dry conditions across North America are driving ranchers to sell off their cattle—leaving their futures in question. Cashing out cows is an effort to cut back on mouths to feed from land that’s too dry to graze or yielding disappointing hay crops. In some...
Ida Blows Up Trouble for Ag

Ida Blows Up Trouble for Ag

Hurricane Ida has left devastation in her wake, and that includes the agriculture industry. Long story short… she’s idled the largest producer of glyphosate, blew ag exports off course, and shuttered sugar plants. First up: Bayer Crop Science’s Luling, La., glyphosate...
Ida’s Impact on Ag

Ida’s Impact on Ag

Ida has arrived and she’s not a pleasant houseguest. The storm roared onto U.S. soil Sunday with 150-mph winds, leaving over 1M+ homes and businesses without power. Despite its downgraded status to a tropical storm, Ida continued to wreak havoc on Gulf Coast levees,...