Last Week Drought Expanded Slightly Across Corn Belt

Posted on 03/09/2017 10:22 AM
While some areas of the Corn Belt saw drought retreat last week, drought expanded nearly four percentage points from the previous week, with 30.6% of the Midwest now covered by some form of drought. Additionally, Moderate Drought covers 6.12% of the region (3.4% last week) and Severe Drought was introduced in central Minnesota. ...