Maine's Drought & The Storm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Drought conditions across much of Maine may have contributed to the large numbers of trees that toppled during a storm that walloped the Northeast this week.
Farms Hurt by Drought Eligible for Federal Help
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making Maine farms hard-hit by the drought eligible for federal assistance.
The USDA has designated Androscoggin and Oxford counties as primary natural disaster areas because of the dry summer. The agency says farmers and ranchers in Cumberland, Sagadahoc and Yor…