(NEW YORK) -- Bodies of water all over North America are drying up as a result of drought and a decrease in precipitation, experts told ABC News. Earlier this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted that the 22-year megadrought affecting the West would... Read More.
Harrisburg — Despite ongoing issues affecting food production and supply, the Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture says he is confident that the Commonwealth will do its part in helping to feed the world. As many of the state’s farms are celebrating festival season, Russell Redding commented that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The image of barges idling along the Mississippi River could be indicative of future economic woes should the drought conditions in the Midwest continue to worsen, according to experts. The lower-than-usual water levels on one of the most important trade routes in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As prices continue to climb on an array of goods due to inflation and increased production costs -- like fuel for transportation -- farm owners have warned that pumpkins could have a higher price tag this season. With Halloween fast approaching, pumpkins... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- The scorched-earth fight over a shrinking supply of water in Western states is playing out in key midterm races along the depleted Colorado River. Paul "Paco" Ollerton, 67, a third-generation farmer and registered Republican who says he's undecided in the November midterms, worries... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials have identified a set of human remains that surfaced earlier this year in Lake Mead, as the reservoir deals with a historic drought. The remains, found May 7 at Callville Bay, on the Nevada side of the lake, are one of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Extreme weather conditions have impacted coffee crops in some of the top-producing countries, which could mean higher prices for your morning cup of coffee. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, coffee farmers in Brazil -- the world's leader in... Read More.
(DENVER, Colo.) -- Federal government officials announced a more severe water shortage level in the Colorado River Basin Tuesday, saying it is essential that states like Arizona dramatically reduce water use before drinking water supplies or power production are affected. "The system is approaching a... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- Residents in Texas are being asked to conserve water as drought conditions and a looming heat wave pose a potential shortage in the region's water supply. The North Texas Municipal Water District has called for customers to reduce their water use "immediately," especially... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- As the water level of the nation's largest man-made reservoir keeps receding due to drought, human bodies keep emerging. For the second time in seven days, human remains have been discovered in Lake Mead near Las Vegas. U.S. National Park Service rangers said... Read More.