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Drought headaches in Brazil's WCup opener city

As if Brazil didn't have enough to deal with as the World Cup approaches, the worst drought in more than 80 years is hitting the country's largest city just as it prepares for the tens of thousands of foreigners expected at the tournament opener.

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:01am EDT

Tags: Sao Paulo, soccer, World Cup,

Organic milk shortage felt locally

Signs are appearing on refrigerator doors at some local grocery stores warning of supply issues for organic milk.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:27am EDT

Tags: organic, California, dairy prices

Farmers say fruit, vegetables fare well in drought

Farmers say locally grown fruits and vegetables have been a bright spot in a dim year for agriculture on the Delmarva peninsula.

Sunday - 09/23/2012, 06:33am EDT

Tags: farmers, fruits, vegetables

Culpeper reservoir's water level continues decline

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 08:12am EDT

Tags: Culpeper,

D.C. region's water supply secure despite hot, dry summer

While the Potomac River's water supply remains robust, residents just outside of the metro area could see water restrictions.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 04:44am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Hank Silverberg, Culpeper, COG,

Shop cheaply with these tried and true tips

Grocery shopping can bust the family budget. How you shop can make a difference.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 03:43am EDT

Tags: david burd, food prices, grocery shopping

Senators ask EPA to relax corn-to-fuel rule

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn. Mikulski says that will help ease corn supply shortages caused by drought conditions this year.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 01:56pm EDT

Tags: Environmental Protection Agency, Barbara Mikulski, EPA, corn fuel,

Drought conditions loom across region

Rainfall so far this summer is about 6 1/4- to 7 inches below normal in the Washington region.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Hank Silverberg,

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