Drought http://kazu.org en Year’s Dry Start Hurts Ranchers, Farmers http://kazu.org/post/year-s-dry-start-hurts-ranchers-farmers <p>Many people across California are thinking the same thought lately: If only I could make it rain.</p><p></p><p>The state just endured its driest year ever, according to the National Weather Service. And rainfall levels this year -- at halfway through our rainiest months -- aren’t much improved. Now the state has created a team to address the drought, with many waiting for Gov. Brown to officially declare it an emergency.</p><p></p><p>Farmers and ranchers are already feeling the pain.</p><p></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 19:55:32 +0000 Vinnee Tong 37219 at http://kazu.org Year’s Dry Start Hurts Ranchers, Farmers