drought

North Dakota Ag Officials Joining Call for Emergency Action Over Drought Conditions

North Dakota's congressional delegation made the same request earlier this week

  NORTH DAKOTA — Officials are calling on Ag Secretary Perdue to open CRP land for haying and grazing due to widespread drought. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson have joined the call for the emergency action. North Dakota’s congressional delegation made the same request earlier this week. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor…

U.S. Drought Monitor: Dakota States in Need of Rain

About 87 percent of North Dakota is in drought and just over half of South Dakota is experiencing drought conditions

  REGIONAL — A national report shows the Dakotas are in need of some rain. The U.S. Drought Monitor shows that most of the Dakotas are experiencing drought conditions. The conditions are taking a toll on the states’ farmers and cattle producers. About 87 percent of North Dakota is in drought and just over half of South Dakota is experiencing…

Haboob Blankets Khartoum, Sudan

Video has been released of a haboob that blanketed Khartoum, Sudan on June 1st

KHARTOUM, Sudan — Take a look at this. Video has been released of a haboob that blanketed Khartoum, Sudan on June 1st. A haboob is a massive dust storm that can last up to 30 minutes and grow to be 1,000¬†feet tall. They move across land like a wall of sand and bury homes in its path as well as…