Cattle ranching moves north, west amid drought

February 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

WICHITA, Kan. The severe drought that scorched pastures across the Southern Plains last summer helped shrink the nation’s herd to its smallest size in more than six decades and encouraged the movement of animals to lusher fields in the northern and western parts of the U.S., a new report shows. Continue Reading