Max Armstrong offers some history of the Drought Monitor, which has been around since 1999 and it is increasingly becoming a tool used by more people - including policy makers. Max talks about the map and its history, including how USDA uses the information to trigger support for some programs.
Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.
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