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September 16, 2021

September 2021 Federal Document: Drought

Drought impacts every being. It’s hard to swallow when the ground disintegrates underfoot and dust swirls in quick winds. Drought today spreads wide from the western third of the United States through South Dakota, hugging the Canadian border to the East Coast. Current information: []

In the 1988 federal document, "Impact of Drought Conditions on Livestock & Dairy Producers," South Dakota’s Governor George Mickelson and two other committee members made several recommendations including: "Insure adequate assistance to livestock producers for water supplies" (p. 16).

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Impact of Drought conditions on Livestock & Dairy Producers: hearing before the

Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry of the Committee on Agriculture, House

of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, June 24, 1988

Bismarck, ND. Y 4.Ag 8/1:100-93 OCLC#18967900

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Hereford grass-fed beef cattle waiting for feed in the dust. GETTY

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