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Reader Perspective: 2011 Drought Ravages Cattle Country

The devastating drought in the Southern Plains in 2011 cost Texas over $5.2 billion, forced thousands of cows to the sale barn and made cattle ranching nearly impossible in cattle country. However, instead of BEEF telling this story, we wanted to hear and see the story straight from our readers with a reader-submitted photo gallery from their ranches.

Find drought management resources and information on the 2012 drought here.


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