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WA farmers struggle with heat

publication date: Oct 1, 2015
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drought mapFarmers say this all around the Columbia Basin in Eastern Washington, an excellent region for growing a variety of crops. But extreme heat, low water supplies, catastrophic wildfires, sunburned crops, earlier harvests, and shifting crop-growing zones are impacting crops from our changing and unstable climate. As of this writing (August 28th), our region had 97 days without measurable precipitation (starting May 24).

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