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Drought of 1988

Drought of 1988

effects on the U.S. food and fiber sector and on rural communities

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Published by The Service, Copies from ERS-NASS Reports in Washington, DC, Rockville, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
    • Plant fiber industry -- United States.,
    • United States -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementUnited States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
      SeriesStaff report / Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture ;, no. AGES 89-8, ERS staff report ;, no. AGES 8908.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1761 .D74 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1811908M
      LC Control Number89601429

      In Minnesotans responded to a crisis of severe drought with arguments and conflicts over plans to restrict water use and to augment water supply to the Minneapolis-St. Paul area with water from the northern headwaters of the Mississippi River.   Effects Of Midwest Drought Spread Across Nation The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that more than 80 percent of the continental U.S. is either in a drought . Trenberth, Kevin E. and Christian J. Guillemot, "Physical Processes Involved in the Drought and Floods in North America." Journal of Climate, Vol. 9; pp. Remembering the Drought of Author: David Herring. The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.


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A MAJOR NEWS EVENT, THE DROUGHT OF The U.S. experienced a major drought in the summer of that impacted agriculture, river shipping and other sectors of society.

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Remembering the Drought of The Pacific La Niña was intense in Scientists observed a series of processes that the cold surface temperature anomaly set into motion that made it directly responsible for the severe North American drought in the Great Plains region (Trenberth and Author: David Herring.

The summer of was the hottest in more than a century, with one of the all-time longest heat waves. Now it’s barely remembered.

Scorching heat. Deaths by the hundreds. Catastrophic drought. Raging forest fires. Livestock dying in the fields. Fish die-offs in rivers gone : Lane Lambert. Get this from a library.

Agriculture and the drought of [Ralph Chite; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. This timely volume presents a synthesis of the ideas that emerged from a multidisciplinary colloquium held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in August The aim was to assess the impact of drought as a major factor in the agrarian crisis in sub-Saharan by: The Drought: Its Impact on District Agriculture INETEEN eighty-eight will be remembered as the year of the drought- Crop producers ex-perienced sharp drops in yields, while livestock producers faced higher feed costs.

The drought slowed, but did not stop the agricultural recov-ery that started in Despite the drought. Get this from a library. The Drought of effects on the U.S. food and fiber sector and on rural communities. [United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.;].

Drought in Cleveland, Northeast Ohio one for the record books, worst since summer of Updated ; Posted By Michael Scott, The Plain Dealer.

But the fond memories stopped there. The drought destroyed 45 percent of the nation's corn crop, causing losses of more than $10 billion and forcing thousands of farmers out of business. No one is predicting those kinds of losses from this year's flood.

In many respects the summer drought of was similar to earlier great droughts of the Great Plains, although it was spatially more extensive. Attempts by three forecast groups to predict the summer conditions from spring's were moderately successful, though none of these anticipated the drought's severity and by: Socioeconomic Impact of Droughts in Bangladesh 31 range up to and the number for 25 mm of rain may range up to ; this shows the severity of drought in Bangladesh during the dry season.

1. Science. Dec 23;() Origins of the north american drought. Trenberth KE, Branstator GW, Arkin PA. The summer drought in the United States was the most extensive in many years. Because the drought developed in different places at different times, not all regional effects can be traced to the same by: Book Description This timely volume presents a synthesis of the ideas that emerged from a multidisciplinary colloquium held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in August The aim was to assess the impact of drought as a major factor in the agrarian crisis in sub-Saharan : Michael H.

Glantz. drought region survived financially by selling off inven- tories and by taking advantage of higher commodity prices to redeem CCC loans. Major portions of the continentärtÄited States suffered a severe drought in thesumnner of For North-Plains, Corn Belt, and Southeast regions, the drought was the most severe since Losses to.

“A very impressive book by a deeply serious writer, the originality and power of whose vision can be felt.” - Times Literary Supplement “By arranging a world drought to kill off the majority of people, [Ballard] brings his characters to a state of timeless, arid obsession with what is left of water and of their own selves [A] sensitive /5(13).

The Drought One of the worst and most widespread droughts in recent decades was the one that parched much of the central United States.

But the summer of proved to be different from previous fire seasons. By June, Yellowstone was already in a severe drought, despite higher than average rainfall in the spring.

The primary purpose of this paper is to put the drought of into historical perspective. It will address two questions: 1) what was the spatial extent and historical rank of the drought at its peak in Juneand 2) what was the areal pattern of its probability of recurrence (in years).

The drought in the Midwestern United States resulted in a 30% reduction in US corn production and cost about $39 billion [39]. The United States has just experienced its most widespread drought in more than half a century [40], and the drought in in California was perhaps the worst ever recorded [41].

The Drought of the s. including recorded a heat wave like what was observed in July From July 5 through J the temperature was near or over ° in much of the state.

It was a stretch of high temperatures not observed at any other time since records have been kept. ''The first five months of are so warm globally that we conclude that will be the warmest year on record unless there is a remarkable, improbable cooling in the remainder of the year.

Thus, drought occurs when there is "lack of sufficient water to meet normal requirements." However, what is drought to one section of the community (e.g., a market gardener) may not be regarded as drought by another (e.g., a sheep farmer). The Drought. Eastern Australia suffered an extensive drought, particularly in southeast Australia.

The drought of rated as one of the nation’s worst in the past years, resulting in a myriad of impacts and responses.

A notable, largely unexpected impact involved stoppages of barge traffic on the lower Mississippi River during June and July, a result of shallow areas produced by record low flows and shoaling.

Effects of Drought on Agribusiness and Rural Economy: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Agriculture of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, JVolume 1.

The drought was one of the most severe droughts since weather records have been kept in Wisconsin; precipitation in Wisconsin was below normal in most areas during the calendar year. The statewide precipitation average of inches for the year was inches below the normal precipitation of inches; was the 14th driest.

Decem Review of Agriculture. Secretary of Agriculture Richard Lyng announced the release of his report on the state of U.S. agriculture inas. Drought and heat wave (): $ billion Gary Cameron/Reuters/File An ear of drought-stricken corn is seen at Mayne's Tree Farm in Buckeystown, Md., last October.

The drought in Europe was a climatic event in Europe. In various palaeoclimatic analyses the temperature and precipitation regimes were reconstructed and compared to present-day conditions.

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The purpose pdf this article is to bring that survey up to date with information to inclusive. While broadly summarising the material from the earlier article, the most recent widespread and severe drought in Australia, the drought ofis given.The authors studied total mortality in Allegheny County, PA, during the summer of A heat wave occurred in July ofwith daily maximum temperatures near or above 90 degrees Fahrenheit on 15 consecutive days.

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