Are We At Risk For Another Dust Bowl?

As widespread drought threatens corn and other crops, fears are growing that we are headed for disaster.

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Image: Marion Kujawa looks over a pond he uses to water the cattle on his farm in Ashley, Illinois. Kujawa has been digging the pond deeper after it began to dry up.
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    Why is this a question, Discovery? We never fixed the first Dust Bowl, just improved technology for fertilizing poor...
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    My state of Illinois is about to declare disaster status.
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