Harvest Public Media
New livestock producers: will you survive the drought?
With sky-high land prices, high input costs and a traditionally risky business, it's hard enough to break into farming. But this year's deep drought has placed even more challenges on beginning farmers and ranchers. We're working on a story about how new or young producers in the livestock business fared this summer. How do you plan to survive the drought - or will you? Has the government offered any aid? Will you liquidate your herd and get out?
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