LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS
World's Dry Areas Feel Pinch
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 14, 2014 01:38 PM CDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (DTN) -- Smack dab in the heart of beef country Theib Oweis suggested that as water is harder to come by and concerns about climate change persist, farmers and ranchers may have to consider whether cattle production is feasible.

Speaking to attendees at the 40th annual Great Plains Symposium, "Drought in the life, cultures and landscapes of the Great Plains," Thursday on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, Oweis said in water-scarce areas across the world, including the Middle East, Africa and Eastern Asia, cattle production already has become less favorable.

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