Drought Intensifies in Northern Corn Belt, Eases Farther South

Posted on 05/17/2018 11:04 AM
Drought intensified in the Dakotas and northern areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin the week ending May 15, according to the National Drought Monitor. In contrast, dryness eased in southern Iowa and the northern two-thirds of Missouri. The net result was a 3.97-point rise in the amount of the Midwest covered by some form of dryness or d...