Drought Expands Across Southern Areas of the Corn Belt

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:18 AM
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, drought expanded for the week ended Feb. 28 across the southern sections of Illinois and Indiana, with an increase in drought intensity in Missouri. Drought now covers 51.1% of Illinois (50.9% last week) and 52.5% of Indiana (10.0% last week). Drought covers 98.5% of Missouri (95.5% last week), wi...