Insight: They will survive

When you think of Kansas farmers and ranchers the words resilience and resolve come to mind. This is especially true as they look another year of drought squarely in the face.

Most crop and livestock producers believe 2018 is shaping up to be as dry as 2011 or 2012 – once considered the peak of a long-term drought that started back in 2005.

As the calendar winds down on April, a month farmers and stockmen rely on for life giving rain, only a scattered few areas have received moisture of any signifi cance since last fall.

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