The Far Reach Of The West's Drought
Mar 2, 2014 — Northern Nevada is feeling the wide-ranging effects of the drought. With grazing land diminishing and feed prices soaring, the cattle industry is reeling.
Feb 28, 2014 — Severe drought has left northern Nevada's farmers scrambling to find enough feed for the cows they already have. It comes as farmers are under pressure to expand to provide powdered milk to China.
Feb 26, 2014 — As the state slogs through a major drought, officials look for new water sources — like desalination plants that make water from the Pacific drinkable. Opponents worry about environmental damage.
Feb 22, 2014 — During the state's profound drought, farmers are keep their fields flooded to make temporary wetlands for migrating birds. They serve as pop-up pit stops to help birds put on fat for their journeys.
Feb 14, 2014 — California's drought is reigniting a political debate about how to manage the state's limited water resources and who should take priority.
Feb 14, 2014 — Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains is less than 30 percent of what it should be, and that means farmers and ranchers will have to get by with much less water than they'd like come spring.