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Prolonged drought in Europe continues to affect crop prices

Earlier this summer I pointed out the extremely dry conditions that have been occurring in Europe. This drought has continued and now as the harvest approaches there, farmers are feeling the pinch with poor crop yields, especially in wheat. You can read more about the impact of the drought on crops and their prices at NASA News at https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2806/prolonged-hot-dry-conditions-affect-european-crop-prices/.

June 1, 2000 to August 31, 2018. NASA Earth Observatory map by Lauren Dauphin, using MODIS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response.