Monday, April 29, 2013

Drought in the United States: Update

We have what's looking like good news to share! Comparing drought maps from last fall and today (pictured below), we are seeing drought improvement in the Eastern Corn Belt and reduction in severity and extent in the Great Plains. But, keep in mind that these conditions can change at any time.  Center pivot irrigation not only offers insurance in drought years, but also preparation for unpredictable drought conditions that may arise.

To keep tabs on the drought map, visit

Drought map | October 2012

Drought map | April 2013