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4 edition of Drought program. found in the catalog.

Drought program.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

Drought program.

Hearing before the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, second session. August 6, 1954.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural credit -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG2051.U5 A53515
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6170080M
      LC Control Number54060562
      OCLC/WorldCa6397071

      Based on the Palmer Drought Index, severe to extreme drought affected about 4 percent of the contiguous United States as of the end of September , an increase of about 1 percent from last month. About 28 percent of the contiguous U.S. fell in the severely to extremely wet categories.; About 11 percent of the contiguous U.S. fell in the moderate to extreme drought categories (based on the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

        The program was also questioned when drought-stricken Moira Shire, also in Victoria, was deemed ineligible for the grant because per cent .   Program • Historically, most Drought Program funding was used for emergency response actions -- very little funding has been used for planning or to build long-term resilience to drought • New Drought Response Program will support a proactive approach for non-Federal partners to prepare for and respond to drought.

      One example of an unpredictable drought was the Dust Bowl of the early s, the worst drought in American history. Winds carried away the topsoil from millions of acres of American farmland, from North Dakota to Texas and from Colorado to Missouri. Drought can provide a focal point for planning for adaptation to climate change in many inland areas, and climate change may well be a factor in some instances of drought. It is a challenge that requires effective water management planning and conservation to ensure the safety and well-being of .


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