In July, the USDA will be surveying cattle operations in the mountain states region, including Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
April 2022 agricultural price report for the USDA mountain states region.
Members of Congress representing western states are calling for more federal funding to help states fight wildfires this summer.
A technology that once existed only in science fiction soon could emerge as a viable solution to climate change.
New Mexico continues to battle the largest wildfires in its history, and other states including Nevada, along with parts of Arizona and Colorado, have been warned of high fire danger through the weekend.
Demand for homes in certain areas of the country has caused supply to dwindle, prices to skyrocket and buyers needing nearly 50 percent more income than they would have last year to even enter top markets, according to a report by the real estate brokerage firm, Redfin.
The Western U.S. is in a water crisis, from California to Nebraska. An ongoing drought is predicted to last at least through July 2022. Recent research suggests that these conditions may be better labeled aridification - meaning that warming and drying are long-term trends.
During the next several weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will conduct two major mid-year surveys.
Most of the states that legalized recreational marijuana for recreational use are collecting more tax revenue from marijuana sales than alcohol sales.