Pulling through another drought

Pulling through another drought.
Things are worst in the northcentral part of the state, particularly in Corson, Dewey, Campbell, Walworth, McPherson, Edmunds and Potter counties.
Right in the center of this seven county area the drought monitor now indicates extreme drought conditions.
Looking at the U.S. map, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota are the only states currently experiencing severe drought.
Drought is not unusual here.
The conditions were so bad that some people started packing to move back east.
More than anyone, our farmers and ranchers are feeling the impact.
Under the emergency declaration, farmers and ranchers across the state may cut and bale state highway ditches adjacent to their property.
The emergency declaration, drought task force and the potential availability of CRP acres will provide some relief to those who are suffering from the drought, but government help is limited.

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