Mexico under strain of severe drought

Hawkes, Logan
April 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;4/20/2012, p2
The article discusses weather conditions in Mexico as of April 20, 2012. Reports of widespread famine, escalating food prices and extreme dry conditions in the country is attributed by the article to a cold and dry winter in northern Mexico which has exacerbated conditions. More than two million residents have received food rations throughout the winter. The drought has destroyed some 7.5 million acres of cultivable land, says the article.


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