A few days ago I posted a story about the extreme drought in France and how it was affecting farmers there. There have been a number of stories in the press since then. One of the most interesting stories is about how this drought, estimated to be a 500-year-event, has caused streamflow to be so low that the rivers are not able to be used for transportation of goods, causing problems for farmers getting their crops to market. Here are a few articles that describe more about the impacts of the drought on European agriculture.
Eagle Tribune: European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops
Belfast Telegraph: Worsening conditions will force people out of farming, industry warns