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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Sat Mar 15, 2014 07:12 AM CDT

The following article from the University of California-Davis news service has some in-depth detail on the drought issues that ranchers in California are facing this spring.--Bryce

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As California braces for record drought, ranchers are among the most immediately impacted, and most say they are not ready for the severe water shortages and lack of forage that drought would bring, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Davis.

A statewide survey and follow-up interviews by the research team document a deep and growing concern over the severe conditions facing the ranching community. More ...

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