Drought Engulfs Iowa

It’s bad and it’s getting worse.  That’s the only thing you can take away from the latest drought update.  This morning, the ENTIRE state of Iowa is now under a moderate drought (seen above in the li...

Troubling Signs on the Horizon

The great drought of 2012 has taken hold over much of the U.S. Already, more than half of the country is experiencing drought conditions and it’s getting worse with each passing day.  The graphic abo...

Fields Desperately in Need of Water

The drought continues to worsen across Iowa and the rest of the country.  The latest report by the USDA found more than 90% of Iowa’s topsoil and 89% of the subsoil was either short or very short of ...

DROUGHT 2012: No Relief in Sight

Things are beginning to take a turn for the worse.  After a decent round of rains this week I was hopeful that we’d see a fair amount of improvement in the drought conditions over Iowa.  Admittedly m...