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Drought Effects

Many Well Users Find Their Faucets Are Beginning To Run Dry

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- After months of record-breaking heat and drought, many rural Americans who rely on wells for water are getting an unwelcome surpris...

U.S. Corn Production Could Fall To Lowest Average Yield In 17 Years

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A deepening drought in the nation's farm states has cut further into this fall's harvest, with farmers now expected to pull from th...