Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers
Most of southern New Mexico is grappling with some level of dryness, with extreme drought increasing in the northwest corner of the state.

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Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers
Most of southern New Mexico is grappling with some level of dryness, with extreme drought increasing in the northwest corner of the state.
California officials charged with misspending public funds
Former officials at the Panoche Water District in central California misused more than $100,000 in public funds.
Citing impending ‘catastrophe,’ WAWG joins call for Trump to rejoin TPP
Ag coalition asks judge to halt Prop 65 glyphosate listing
State planning to reopen fishing on a river owned by a tribe

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Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers
Most of southern New Mexico is grappling with some level of dryness, with extreme drought increasing in the northwest corner of the state.
National wool and sheep review
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill this week.
West Coast grain price report
California shell egg price report
Fluid milk and cream review — West

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Drought forces painful choices for New Mexico ranchers
Most of southern New Mexico is grappling with some level of dryness, with extreme drought increasing in the northwest corner of the state.
National wool and sheep review
Domestic wool trading on a clean basis was at a standstill this week.
Fluid milk and cream review — West
National feeder and stocker cattle report
Western hay price report

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