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.
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...
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 disaster area due to losses caused by frosts and freezes that occurred from February through early May...
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.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced on Monday that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to businesses and non-profits that have been impacted by the drought which has effected many Bristol Co. farms.