The governor of Iowa is warning Midwest flood are “just getting started.” Levee systems in the region are already overwhelmed. Don Dahler reports.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/27/us-farmers-count-cost-of-catastrophic-bomb-cyclone-in-midwestWith grain stores ruined and many fields still under water from last month’s extreme weather, producers are facing devastating losses Five weeks after historic flooding in the midwest, waters still cover pasturelands, corn and soybean […]
https://grist.org/article/disaster-stricken-farmers-in-the-midwest-take-to-twitter-to-document-destruction/Nonstop rain has turned planting season in the Midwest on its head. Photos uploaded to Twitter by frustrated farmers under the hashtag #noplant19 show hundreds of arable acres covered in water, tractors mired in feet […]