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After a lifetime spent in places where rainfall is plentiful, Eliza Blue was unprepared for the realities of living in an ecosystem where drought is common.

Judith Sutherland empathizes with the farmers across the Midwest as they battle drought conditions.

It’s safe to say that 2019 has been a tumultuous year for growers. What did that mean for harvest? It all depends on where you’re at.

The heavy rainfall earlier this year gave way to drought in parts of Ohio and other states, presenting more challenges for this year's harvest and yields.

The USDA has designated 14 counties in Pennsylvania, including several in western Pennsylvania, as natural disaster areas, with assistance to farmers in Ohio and West Virginia, as well

DEP encourages residents in these counties to voluntarily reduce their water use by 10-15 percent.

The EPA has declared a drought warning for four counties and increased the number of counties on drought watch status to 30 in Pennsylvania.

Despite some late-season rains that definitely helped, drought affected multiple counties in Ohio, Pennsylvania and especially New York.

Crop reports starting to reflect the poor conditions in the eastern Corn Belt, but not by much.

The U.S. Drought Monitor shows most of northeast Ohio in the early stages of drought, although that could improve following recent rains.