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Dairy, cattle industries affected by drought

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In what has become one of the most widespread droughts in decades, over half the country is now in stages of drought or extremely dry conditions. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, Florida’s cattle and dairy industries are at the mercy of the country’s corn crop as a large portion of the nation’s farmers begin to report record losses.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/Drought-and-Crops-WRAP.mp3|titles=Drought and Crops WRAP]

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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