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Published July 31, 2012, 10:43 AM

Small farmers struggle as drought kills vegetables

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — Chris Covelli planted 1,000 zucchini seeds on his farm in southern Wisconsin this spring. Only a quarter sprouted in the parched soil. A few weeks later, he planted 1,000 more seeds and doubled his irrigation. This time, nothing came up.

By: DINESH RAMDE,Associated Press, Associated Press

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