Ever know someone who talks to plants?
Maybe it was your offbeat neighbor cooing at his gardenias; maybe your grandmother analyzed baseball with her cucumbers. It seems a bit silly, but researchers say farmers should maybe take notice.
Recent snowfalls brought much needed moisture to our region. Even so, the drought of last year has not been broken. Should it continue for months ... or even years ... what are the potential long-term effects?
Many shoppers will pay higher prices for pumpkins this fall as this summer’s drought continues to take its toll on local growers.
When we last spoke with dairy farmer Eric Neill, he was in the middle of trying to get his dairy cows through this summer's drought.
Missouri’s drought conditions have increased the threat of wildfires across the state.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will halt some water releases from three Kansas reservoirs next month.
Originally published on Thu July 26, 2012 5:13 pm
Despite headlines about the crushing drought that's afflicting much of the country's prime agricultural land, the USDA isn't expecting any dramatic increases in the price of food this year or next.