Drought in the West

What the drought means for ranchers

May 15, 2013
Drought conditions persist across Colorado despite last month's moisture. According to Friday's USDA Colorado Department of Agriculture Market News, high winds in the southeastern part of the state mimicked Dust Bowl conditions, damaging an estimated 100,000 acres of topsoil and dirt-covered pasture.

On this week's Drought News, KDNK's Amy Hadden Marsh talks with Pat McCarty, agricultural agent for Garfield County's CSU Extension Office, about what the drought means for ranchers and their communities.
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