agriculture Tag

Video: What is a flash drought?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OslPnXUoAkM&feature=youtu.be[/embed] September and October bring chilly temperatures, changing leaves, and a happy fall harvest season -- if everything goes according to plan. This year, the southeastern United States is welcoming fall with scorching temperatures in the 90s and a widespread flash drought.  Unlike a traditional drought which...

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An Innovative Way to Farm

China’s agricultural industry is growing rapidly to meet the needs of its increasing population, but adequate farmland is in short supply. Growing crops in China’s arid regions is possible, but it requires massive amounts of irrigation. Over time, prolonged irrigation can have serious consequences for...

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