12:26 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Rain helps alleviate drought, but is too late to help crops

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The storm system that left Colorado dealing with historic flooding also dropped rain across a large swath of the nation from Wisconsin to Texas helping to alleviate drought conditions in some areas of the country.

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3:35 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Drought concerns return to Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many Midwest farmers are beginning to worry that last year's drought could return.

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11:57 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Drought conditions improve in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The recent rain has helped alleviate drought in Nebraska, but most of the state remains dry with the worst conditions being reported out west.

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1:56 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Corps of Engineers keeping drought conservation measures in place

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says drought conservation measures will remain in place along the Missouri River basin.

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11:16 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Rain helps drought conditions in parts of Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Soaking rain across much of the nation's midsection has helped further alleviate drought in the crop growing states of Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Small portions of Nebraska also saw improvement.

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12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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7:31 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Drought conditions to persist, spread to other areas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Climate experts say the drought affecting more than half of the nation will persist in the Great Plains and West through the spring and spread over more of California, Texas and Florida.

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10:41 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Nebraska farmers advised to prepare for continued drought

CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.

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1:00 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Several 'significant' snow events needed to alleviate drought conditions

Nebraska would need about 100-inches of snow this winter to bring the area out of drought conditions.

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1:58 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Mississippi River interests seek help due to low water levels

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Businesses that move products on the Mississippi River continue to seek the government's help as the river approaches historic lows.

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