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October 2011 News Archive

October 17, 2011 Texas ranchers, farmers, seeing record losses in grip of drought, say, 'These are desperate times' Agricultural losses attributed to the drought have reached a record $5.2 billion, according to a report prepared by Texas A&M System's AgriLife Extension Service. Livestock losses alone are $2.06 billion. After factoring in losses for elevators, processing plants and other businesses that serve farmers and ranchers, the total economic impact hits $8.7 billion. Read full article. October 3, 2011 Current drought…

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