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American farmers are killing their own crops and selling cows because of extreme drought

Here’s a story from CTV News (from Canada) that does an excellent job of describing some of the severe consequences of the U. S. drought out west. It includes impacts on both crops and livestock and how it has affected agricultural production and food prices. You can read it at https://www.ctvnews.ca/climate-and-environment/american-farmers-are-killing-their-own-crops-and-selling-cows-because-of-extreme-drought-1.6031139.

The view from Marine One en route to Firebaugh, Calif., February 14, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)