Drought Newswire

Drought Newswire

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  1. Groundnut prices remain static as consumer preferences changeRead the original story

    43 min ago | Mydigitalfc.com

    Groundnut prices are not likely to see major corrections even as the rabi crop cultivation acreage is lower in view of the drought-like conditions this year. Groundnut is mostly used in the edible oil segment.

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  2. Stewards of the EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wave

    The city of San Clemente operates its own Utilities Division, which ensures uninterrupted water, sewer, and water reclamation/reuse and storm water drainage services to 17,314 water customers throughout the city, except in the Talega neighborhoods. The Utilities Division provides resources for water conservation, including education and outreach on the drought and conservation measures, water use restrictions, allocations, penalties, and rebates for installation of water-saving devices and more.

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  3. Southern California gardening in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    While many landscapes are slumbering through the winter in North America, Southern California offers plenty of outdoor activities for the home gardener. Whether this year offers drought or rain in February - usually the wettest month of the year -- it can be an important month for landscaping.

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  4. State's economy may be on the rise, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

    ... at a number of other factors and economic drivers when evaluating economic conditions. He noted that the measures of drought severity in the western United States have been retreating with recent rainfall. Investors must also look beyond the ...

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  5. In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly colored cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across southern Africa the grain has doubled in price in the space of a year, and now costs around 200 kwacha a kilo.

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  6. 2.8 million face hunger in drought-hit MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across southern Africa the grain has doubled in price in the space of a year, and now costs around $0.28 (200 ...

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  7. Water Problems WorstenRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The future is Green

    ... starting to experience tight water supplies. The most dramatic example of this has been Australia where a six year drought has decimated its rice production--once a major source of supply for Asia. Drought has plagued other areas from California to ...

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  8. El Ni o destroys P14.02-M worth of crops in ZamboRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE Zamboanga City Agriculture Office said 750.34 hectares of crops worth P14.02 million in the city were damaged by the prolonged drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon. City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat said the most affected by the El Nino were rice fields with a total of 315 hectares, followed by corn fields with more than 189 hectares.

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  9. South Africa won't declare national disaster over droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Livestock drink from a drying river outside Utrecht, a small town in the northwest of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, November 8, 2015. South Africa will not declare a national disaster in response to its worst drought in a century as it hopes ample late rains will continue to improve the situation, deputy minister of agriculture Bheki Cele said on Sunday.

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  10. Gasoline consumption in California rose 2.4% during FY 2014-15; largest yearly increase in a decadeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... reached $2.3 trillion in 2014, according to the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (June 2015). Despite the ongoing drought, the agricultural sector grew in 2014 as well as economic growth in fields spanning information technology consulting to ...

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  11. S Africa farmers devastated by El Nino droughtRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    It is being described as the worst drought to have hit South Africa in 20 years. Five out of the country's nine provinces have been declared disaster zones as dry conditions triggered by the El Nino weather pattern continue to devastate the country.

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  12. Outdoors: Break with routine to contend with changesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... situation. Anglers are notorious creatures of habit. I know a guy who fishes his favorite fishing hole even during drought years when the spot is dry and dusty, just because he's done so well there in the past. During the winter months, largemouth ...

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  13. US Southwest Region is Sliding into a 'Drier Climate State', Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... to the region are becoming more rare. "A normal year in the Southwest is now drier than it once was. If you have a drought nowadays, it will be more severe because our base state is drier."Andreas Prein, a researcher at National Center for ...

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  14. Insight - In southern Africa, an illusion built on aid heralds hope and hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head. Because of drought in Malawi and across southern Africa the grain has doubled in price in the space of a year, and now costs around 200 kwacha ...

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  15. Goin Native to Host Annual Eco-Garden Expo This AprilRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR.com

    As California's drought continues, a grassroots group in beautiful Orange County's historic San Juan Capistrano is teaching new ways to save water by beautifying your garden and home. Thousands of garden lovers from throughout Southern California are expected to attend this year's two-day Eco-Garden Expo April 23 and April 24 in San Juan Capistrano's Los Rios Park, 31747 Los Rios St. There is no entry fee, and the events runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

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  16. State Water and the Desecration of the GoodlandRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    's forest of high-rise housing and the Goleta Water District's January flyer explaining how building in the Goodland is peaking during the worst drought in California history are cause to reflect on when this stupidity started. Faced with similar circumstances, in March 1991, district president Katy Crawford proposed a contract with a Canadian company to ship water to Goleta: "The main thing that would stop us is the permitting process a which is horrific, but it has to happen because [in a year] Lake Cachuma will be dry."

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  17. Dan McCaslin: It's a Tempting Time to Hike the Upper Santa Ynez River Via Blue, Cottam CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... our final and third section with 1.6 easy miles of generally level hiking. There were ticks on Gina the dog. The drought has punished the flora here, and even the recent rains have not obviously revived most of the plants so far. The sycamores are ...

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  18. Once used by horse-drawn carriages, Willmore City a courtsa and a waysa get a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    A short stretch of La Reina Way, one of the “courts” and “ways” criss-crossing the Willmore City neighborhood near downtown Long Beach, has a new look after the completion of a pilot project in which city officials blocked traffic from a small section of the roadway and transformed it into a park-like, pedestrian-oriented setting. Instead of just looking like a regular alley, cracked pavement and all, La Reina Way between Chestnut Avenue and Del Ray Court is now adorned with benches, pavers resembling brickwork and drought-tolerant vegetation including irises, agapanthus and Mexican sage.

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  19. Arborvitaes are workhorses in the landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Herald

    ... if amended with compost. Water them regularly during their first season in the garden. They cannot, however, endure drought. Spread mulch a few inches deep over the root zone to help keep the soil moist and be prepared to water during dry times. ...

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  20. A Red Esperanza??Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 24 | Valley Morning Star

    ... It can easily grow to 6 feet in height. It blooms from May until at least October and can take long periods of drought. Removing the seed pods causes the plant to produce more flowers. Propagation can be from seeds (if you leave a few pods on the ...

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