Tag Archives: Farmers

Russia Extends Drought Emergency to Six More Regions

Russia’s government declared a state of emergency in six more crop-producing regions due to the worst drought in at least a decade, bringing the total to 23. Farmers harvested 17 percent of grain crops throughout the country as of today,

Californian drought into third year – Special Video Report

Video Report: Three years of drought decimates Californian harvests

Crops destroyed as Iowa farmers add up damage of massive weekend storms

Farmers began assessing the damage of a hailstorm that struck Sunday morning along U.S. Highway 20 from Webster and Calhoun counties east to Hardin and Grundy counties. “I was in services at the First Baptist Church in Eldora and suddenly

Mississippi River floods doom promising year for farmers

REDWOOD, Miss. — Farmers here are experiencing water torture as they wait for the flooded Mississippi River to recede and give them a chance to salvage what’s left of what might have been the best season in memory. The muddy

Drought Ridden Farmers Commit Suicide in India

LUCKNOW, India — Authorities in northern India have banned the sale of a cheap variety of hair dye after debt-ridden farmers were found to be drinking it to end their lives, an official said Friday. At least 11 farmers have