Creative solutions to cultivating crops during severe drought

Americas Now

According to some scientists, the severe drought conditions observed across most of the U.S. and northern Mexico in 2021 are forecasted to get worse in the years ahead. A combination of high temperatures and long periods without rain caused what climate experts describe as “near catastrophic farming conditions” in both northern Mexico and the southwestern United States. 

Mike Kirsch reports from the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas.