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Saving for a rainy day

 

Posted 5/08/18 (Tue)

Saving for a rainy day

By Sydney Glasoe Caraballo

Farmers and ranchers are banking on a rainy day this season while they face dampening prospects in commodities markets and continued drought.

While producers remain hopeful that both the literal and economic climate will change, last year was a perfect storm of disappointment.

“You can’t have a good year every year,” says Logan Sevre, who began farming north of Wildrose in 2010. With a pragmatic shrug of his shoulders, he adds: “It was definitely an eye opener, though.”

Many farmers were eyeing the skies with increasing worry last year, and the rainfall so far this year isn’t promising either.

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