Nancy's Almanac, May 14, 2013: Drought tendency could intensify
Dry soil, such as the watering holes seen here in Sargent, Neb., last July, plagued farmers across the Midlands in last year's extreme drought. A warmer-than-normal winter in 2012 set the stage for that year's drought, said a climatologist at the National Drought Mitigation Center.
Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:35 am, Tue May 20, 2014.
LINCOLN — Nebraska has some cards stacked against it when it comes to drought, researchers said at a recent international food and water conference in Lincoln.
That's no surprise to the state's farmers and ranchers. Every generation faces its share of drought, but climate change appears to be stacking the odds a little more in favor of drought in Nebraska, climate researchers said at the conference.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:35 am.