Dead Zone http://iowapublicradio.org en Does Drought Have an Upside? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/does-drought-have-upside <p>Over the past several months, we’ve been reporting on lots of problems caused by a lack of rain. And for good reason – the historic drought plaguing Iowa and much of the nation has dried up crops, destroyed landscaping, and killed off fish.</p><p>But like with most things, there can be a silver lining.</p><p>John Larson makes wine at <a href="http://snushillwine.com/">Snus Hill Winery</a> in Madrid, Iowa. This time of year, he’s not growing grapes – but he is mixing wine in giant, silver tanks.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:52:24 +0000 Sarah McCammon 13959 at http://iowapublicradio.org Does Drought Have an Upside?