drought http://tspr.org en Sellers Squeezed by High Price of Popcorn http://tspr.org/post/sellers-squeezed-high-price-popcorn <p>U.S. popcorn sellers took a big hit from the 2012 drought, which caused one of the worst popcorn harvests in recent memory. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:38:54 +0000 Peter Gray 45506 at http://tspr.org Sellers Squeezed by High Price of Popcorn SE IA Still Recovering from 2012 Drought http://tspr.org/post/se-ia-still-recovering-2012-drought <p>Most of Iowa, including the southeast part of the state, is still recovering from the effects of last year’s drought. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:38:23 +0000 Scott Stuntz 43160 at http://tspr.org SE IA Still Recovering from 2012 Drought USDA Issues Harvest Reports Again http://tspr.org/post/usda-issues-harvest-reports-again <p>This is the first week since the partial government shutdown that the USDA has issued its regular update on the fall harvest. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 02:34:50 +0000 Scott Stuntz 42582 at http://tspr.org USDA Issues Harvest Reports Again The Effects of Crop Insurance in 2012 Drought http://tspr.org/post/effects-crop-insurance-2012-drought <p>Drought hit Illinois farmers hard last year,&nbsp; though many of those farmers had federally subsidized crop insurance that helped them cope. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:51:41 +0000 Scott Stuntz 42332 at http://tspr.org The Effects of Crop Insurance in 2012 Drought Drought Monitor Sill Active Amid Shutdown http://tspr.org/post/drought-monitor-sill-active-amid-shutdown <p>Despite a partial shutdown of the federal government, the U.S. Drought Monitor Map is still online, and being updated. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:37:01 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41700 at http://tspr.org Drought Monitor Sill Active Amid Shutdown