Drought Recovery
Mon Apr 27, 2015 02:42 PM CDT

The west Texas rangelands can be a forbidding place for man and beast alike. It's rough. It's arid. And it's just four years removed from the hottest and driest year in state history -- a year that tested the resolve of many livestock producers.

It was in that unpleasantly historic year of 2011 that Sims Price joined his dad, Frank, as co-owner of the family ranch, called simply enough "Frank and Sims Price Ranch." That year, they were plagued by 100 days of 100 degree Fahrenheit-plus temperatures and more days than that without a ...

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