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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Western Drought

A few days ago the Small Business Administration approved low-interest loans to help with relief from the drought in Oregon. In March the governor of Washington declared a drought in three different regions of the state. Much of the West is experiencing a severe drought, but you hear mostly about California because of the number of people affected and the agricultural impact on the entire country.

From the current federal perspective here's a look at the drought:

The PDF file from the USDA Farm Service Agency