Snow and rain affects Midwest agriculture into spring

Farms in the U.S. Midwest that are already struggling with the effects of monumental flooding have been hit with an early-spring storm this week that certainly isn’t helping matters.

“It’s a terrible, terrible track in terms of its impact on the areas that have already seen terrible flooding back in March,” meteorologist Michael Palmerino told […]

Guess what? Pets have seasonal allergies, too

After the long winter, I know I can’t wait to open all of the windows in my house, go for a walk with my dog and start to garden again. The sun in the sky, the birds chirping around me make me energized for the first time in months to finally kick-start the year after […]

NOAA: Spring holds little reprieve from drought

Courtesy of NOAA.

Spring has sprung.

Well, officially anyway. Although Wednesday marked the first day of spring, it was difficult to tell as much of the Northeast got slapped with a snowstorm.

Unfortunately, despite the snow, the odds of last summer’s drought continuing into spring are high, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and […]