A Food Report…( One Harvest Away from a Catastrophe)

Friday, July 27, 2012
By Paul Martin

By Richard (Rick) Mills
Friday, 27 July 2012

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information

Because of the worst drought since 1988 the U.S. Department of Agriculture declared a federal disaster area in almost one-third of all the counties in the United States – more than 1,300 counties covering 29 states, the largest disaster declaration ever made by the USDA. Only in the 1930s and 1950s has a drought covered more land.

The United States Drought Monitor shows 88 percent of corn, and 87 percent of soybean crops are in drought-stricken regions.

This map show the counties affected:

The Rest…HERE

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