American farmers in the Middle West have entered cucumbers, none of which is their fault. What is this time? Farmers in America or at least a family farmer is a dying species and it's been almost 80 years old now. This is deteriorating not only with family farms, but also with corporate farms, which affects everything from potato to corn for ethanol to food for livestock and harvest.
You see that the summer heat was significant, and the farmers of Central Valley, Montana and Rancers from Wyoming, as well as Nebraska, Kansas and Dakota, wheat farmers watched crops melt and some burn out due to fire. The worst of all these heat waves and the lack of water and dried soil are now compared to the 1930s dust dump ever read; Grape grapes?
In order to reduce harvest and transport due to the high cost of diesel fuel for agricultural equipment and trucks, is a tribute to profit margins? How serious is all this? For example, food aid in Africa is now rationalized less than half. Yes, the problems are felt halfway around the world.
Worse still than the agricultural almanac, which is exactly 80% of the time predicts this will be a serious year of the Middle Western drought. It's not good considering the current situation. Pray for the rain to say some farmers, but is it enough to tell others? Consider this all in 2006.