DROUGHT

Information and perspective on the drought's overall impact to farmers and others

The National Corn Growers Association will update this page as resources become available. To recommend a link, send us an email at corninfo@ncga.com.

Updated 12/31/12

DROUGHT MAP

Click here for the current drought map.


NCGA NEWS AND INFORMATION

Click here for information on the Renewable Fuel Standard waiver request.


USDA Raises Estimates for U.S. Corn Supply (9-12-12)

Looking for Silver Linings in the Drought of 2012 (9-5-12)

Frequently Asked Questions on Crop Insurance (8-14-12)

NCGA Addresses Concerns, Urges Cooperation in Light of Revised Corn Crop Estimates (8-10-12)

Statement Regarding House Disaster Assistance Legislation (8-1-12)


FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

U.S. Government Drought Portal

USDA Drought and Disaster Assistance Website

Drought Impact on America's Waterways (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Reports on Crop Progress (weekly), Crop Production (monthly), Supply and Demand (monthly)

Resilience of American Agriculture (PDF Infographic)

Drought’s Farm and Food Impacts


STATE RESOURCES

IA: Iowa Corn Drought Resources Page

IL: Illinois Corn Drought Resources Page

IN: Indiana State Department of Agriculture Drought Resources

KS: Kansas State Government Drought Resources

KY: University of Kentucky Drought Resources

MO: Missouri Department of Agriculture Drought Page

NE: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Drought Resources and Crop Watch

TX: Texas AgriLife Extension Service Drought Task Force

WI: University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Drought Page


OTHER RESOURCES

NEW: Farmgate Blog: Cornbelt soils remain dry, as winter approaches (11-20-12)

Purdue: Potential Impacts of a Partial Waiver of the Ethanol Blending Rules

Kansas City Fed: Initial Impacts of the 2012 Drought

Iowa State CARD: Updated Assessment of the Drought’s Impacts on Crop Prices and Biofuel Production

Farm Progress: Dateline Drought

AgWeb/Farm Journal: 2012 Drought Crisis Page


IMAGES OF THE DROUGHT

Kansas Corn Growers Association Flickr Set

Iowa Corn Growers Association Flickr Set

Illinois Corn Growers Association Flickr Set