Why is so much of the US under water?

Heavy rains and flooding through the winter and spring have left fields across the Midwest too wet to plant. (Credit: Matauw/Shutterstock) Every spring, farmers across the Midwest take to the fields to plant their crops. Here, corn and soybeans will reign supreme over tens of millions of acres, as soon as conditions are right to plant. Not too wet, not too dry just right. But the U.S. had an exceptionally wet winter this year. And it kept raining in the spring. April turned to May, and

Why is so much of the US under water?

America's heartland has faced months of record-breaking floods. Why is it so bad now and what's the impact?

Tue 11 Jun 19 from BBC News

Record Rain Is Drowning Fields in the Midwest Is It Climate Change?

Heavy rains and flooding through the winter and spring have left fields across the Midwest too wet to plant. (Credit: Matauw/Shutterstock) Every spring, farmers across the Midwest take to ...

Tue 11 Jun 19 from Discover Magazine

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