Drought Worst in 37 Years of Farming

The good news came in a December snowstorm that dumped almost 15 inches of snow on Lane County.

“That got the wheat in good enough shape for us to have a harvest,” says Vance Ehmke. “Since then, we’ve had a total of only 3 to 4 inches of rain. This is the worst drought I have ever seen in my 37 years of farming here.” Continue Reading…



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