Iowa is in its longest drought since the 1950s. Here’s why it’s ‘odd’

Iowa has seen some kind of drought conditions in the state for 174 weeks—just under three-and-a-half years—making this the longest drought Iowa has had since the 1950s. But Iowans haven’t seen widespread water restrictions or serious crop failures. So is there anything to worry about? “It depends on who you are and where you are,” … Continue reading Iowa is in its longest drought since the 1950s. Here’s why it’s ‘odd’