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Bunge reports steep 2Q loss on drought impact

Agribusiness company Bunge Ltd. said Thursday its second-quarter earnings plummeted due to the ongoing impact of last year's drought on grain and other crops. Full story

Waurika Lake Water Users Asked to Reduce Consumption

Water conservation is at the forefront of many Texoman's minds as this drought lingers on and now, six cities across the Red River have been asked to reduce their water consumption from Waurika Lake in an effort to save that valuable resource.Waruika Master Conservancy District Manager David Taylor Full story

Colorado releases draft drought mitigation plan

The state of Colorado has made its draft drought mitigation and response plan available for public comment. Full story

Summer rains provide some drought relief for NM

The bad news: New Mexico is still on top when it comes to having the worst and most widespread drought conditions in the nation. Full story

Drought conditions worsening in Arkansas

Drought conditions are worsening in Arkansas as summer starts to heat up. Full story

Northern Namibia suffers worst drought in 30 years

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia, sub-Saharan Africa's driest country, is suffering its worst drought in a generation, with more than 100,000 children at risk of malnutrition, the United Nations said on Thursday. Full story

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Why the Southwest Keeps Seeing Droughts

U.S. drought expands for 3rd straight week-US drought monitor

This Was the Coldest Spring Since 1996

Historic drought fuels season's first wildfire in New Mexico

Spring 2012 Was Earliest on Record

Droughts put U.S. energy supply in peril: Kemp

Consumers, farmers seen boosting U.S. first-quarter growth

Sound Garden: Can Plants Actually Talk and Hear?

Where's the Water of the Future? Right Here

Dry crop belt counts on more than a drop of February rain

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  Arizona fire captain: 'This is just primed to burn'

Captain Bill Morse of the Flagstaff Fire Department describes how the drought impacts the fire season.

  Drought takes its toll on corn cob pipe factory

Drought leaves America's last corn cob pipe factory fighting for survival. KSDK's Steve Patterson reports.

  Drought shuts down Kansas campground

A popular Kansas attraction has shut down due to drought. KSNW's Felix Rodrigues Lima reports.

  Fargo gets flood warning

The National Weather Service has told the folks along the Red River in Fargo, N.D., and the surrounding area to prepare for perhaps one of the top five floods in that city's history. Weather Channel’s Chris Warren reports.

  2012: the hottest year on record

Last year was one for the history books, as a long-term warming trend brought two record highs for each record low between 2000 and 2010. And even more concerning, in the past year there were five record highs for each low recorded. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

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Field of soybean plants whose growth has been stunted by drought is seen in Oakland City
Field of soybean plants whose growth has been stunted by drought is seen in Oakland City

A field of soybean plants whose growth has been stunted by drought is seen in Oakland City, Indiana, July 24, 2012. REUTERS/ John Sommers II

A photographer takes pictures of a man checking on a dried-up cistern in a village of Weining county
A photographer takes pictures of a man checking on a dried-up cistern in a village of Weining county

A photographer takes pictures of a man checking on a dried-up cistern in a village of Weining county, Guizhou province, March 16, 2013. More than one million people in Guizhou and Gansu provinces are facing a drinking water shortage due to two lingering droughts, according to Xinhua News Agency. Pi

A girl looks up as she stands at a dried well in a village of Weining county
A girl looks up as she stands at a dried well in a village of Weining county

A girl looks up as she stands at a dried well in a village of Weining county, Guizhou province, March 16, 2013. More than one million people in Guizhou and Gansu provinces are facing a drinking water shortage due to two lingering droughts, according to Xinhua News Agency. Picture taken March 16, 201

A man carrying a pack basket walks across a dried-up field in a village of Weining county
A man carrying a pack basket walks across a dried-up field in a village of Weining county

A man carrying a pack basket walks across a dried-up field in a village of Weining county, Guizhou province, March 16, 2013. More than one million people in Guizhou and Gansu provinces are facing a drinking water shortage due to two lingering droughts, according to Xinhua News Agency. Picture taken