How Does This Drought Year Stack Up to the Past?

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Published on July 27 2012 10:08 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Many are saying this drought year is the worst since the 1950s.

Randy Tillman of Altamont, who works in the Effingham County Farm Service Agency office, found this review of the past 60 years (PDF) to see how this year stacks up against other tough years.

The images in this article were taken along Nazarrene Road northwest of Effingham.