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Drought Report Shows Extremely Dry Conditions Throughout Midwest

Cattle wait to be sold at the Joplin Regional Stockyards in Missouri last month. (Photo Credit: Erica Hunzinger, Harvest Public Media)

The newly released U.S. Drought Monitor map shows dry conditions are deepening in parts of the Midwest and Great Plains. It’s affecting about a quarter of land where cattle are raised.  Harvest Public Media’s Erica Hunzinger reports.

This is the latest drought monitor map of the U.S.

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