Mitchell On Drought
The Southcoast recently experienced a few days of rain following a lengthy abscence which triggered a drought warning from state officials.
USDA Drought Tips
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is providing local farmers with some tips to help them conserve water should the area experience another long-term drought next year.
Water Bans
Several Southcoast communities have enacted a mandatory water ban.
Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, and Marion have all implemented a ban on nonessential outside water use in efforts to conserve water as most of Massachusetts remains under drought conditions...
Farm Loans
BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities say Massachusetts farmers are now eligible to apply for low-interest emergency loans to make up for some of the losses caused by cold weather earlier this year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated most of the state's mainland as a primary natural disast…
Rain Welcomed
It was a rainy Monday in what has been a very dry summer on the Southcoast which caused the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to issue a Drought Warning for Southeastern Massachusetts.

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