Dry weather in U.S. causing fires, hurting farms

Jun 28, 2012
Tens of thousands of people have evacuated from the Colorado Springs area because of a raging wildfire that's threatening homes. Those fires make for some dramatic images, but the real drama for many of us will come from the effect dry weather is having on farms.

Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.

When a drought is not a drought

Jan 16, 2012
Rain may come (or not). It's all a question of what you do next.

The drought that keeps on taking

Dec 28, 2011
Poised to become the worst two-year drought on record, the Texas drought will be felt far into 2012.

Fewer trees in Texas

Dec 22, 2011
The Lone Star State loses as many as half a billion trees in 2011 -- and that's not including the wildfires.

Hold that PB&J -- peanut prices are going up

Sep 14, 2011
This final note today, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- and, incidentally, bad news for the children of the Ryssdal household. ...