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Extension > Extreme Weather > Drought


Dry conditions persist in some areas, but Minnesota is now drought-free, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Extension has compiled this list of drought resources related to crops, livestock, landscape and garden, and financial concerns.

The Minnesota Climatology Working Group posts updates on drought conditions every Thursday.

Extension phone lines

Farm Information Line
Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Agriculture and horticulture questions; voice-mail after-hours

1-800-854-1678 (MN area codes only)
Mon–Fri, 9 a.m.–noon and 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Household issues: cleaning and cooking safely

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