Ooh! Ooh! Me! That we need to stop destroying dams and impound more water, right?
Probably not where this article is headed though:
The summer’s extreme weather is starting to expose cracks in the system.
I grew up on farms in Iowa and Wisconsin, surrounded by a family of farmers and agricultural workers, all of whom grew corn. I have never heard any farmer say, “Wow, we got the perfect amount of rain this year.” It’s never perfect, and farming is a tough business. There have been droughts before, and it looks like there will certainly be more droughts in the future. However, the summer of 2012 has been historic in several ways: