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Wed Aug 6, 2014 05:09 PM CDT

BARSTOW, Calif. (DTN) -- Dale Artho lost all of his dryland wheat crop this year outside of Wildorado, Texas, as drought continued to devastate winter wheat yields in Texas and Oklahoma.

"I've had two years in a row on dryland where I've had zeros," Artho said in an interview with DTN last week. "I've had two years of the last four where I had yields harvesting anything from seven to 12 bushels. Our yields are worse than they were during the Dust Bowl."

The drought appears to ...

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