make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

NC Farmers hurt by 2nd straight year of droughts

READ MORE:
farm300.jpg
59 North Carolina counties, including New Hanover, Bladen, Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties are now designated disaster areas. Excessive amounts of crops have been lost due to this year's drought and extreme heat. Governor Easley requested that parts of the state be considered disaster areas to help financially assist North Carolina farmers that have suffered from drought related crop loses two years in a row. Easley is still asking people to conserve water because many counties are still facing severe drought.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

But.....

the golf courses are sooooo green....how can we be in a drought? BTW....ole Mary ain't experiencing a drought!

drought

No we aren't in a drought, we are in a surplus. "Tax Hike Mike" must not have very much to talk about, so he is pretending the drought is still here. The drought seems to have been the main focus of his two terms as governor.