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Blowing dust, swarms of grasshoppers, and not enough hay to feed the starving livestock. For Prairie farmers, drought can be disastrous. But it's not just the farmers who suffer — a severe drought in Western Canada can hurt the entire Canadian economy. From the devastating dustbowl years of the Great Depression to some of the more recent Prairie dry spells, CBC Archives explores the history of drought in Western Canada.

In 2002, Prairie farmers are revisiting the idea of weather modification.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 24, 2002
Guests: Phil Austin, Terry Krauss, Jim Renick
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Kim Trynacity
Duration: 2:37

Last updated: May 31, 2013

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