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I was asked this in a status update. After the first part, I realized it would probably fit better here, so here is my first attempt at a blog and first attempt to fully answer this question, to the best of my ability.

If you have a question or if I explained something poorly or somewhat skipped it, let me know in the comments or in some way and I will try to answer or fix it.

I will apologize for any grammar and spelling mistakes, I'm currently the "night shift" of the farm, meaning this is usually being written between 1 and 4 AM. I am hoping this comes off more like a conversation than a report.

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We have went from drought to now fighting mud, in case anyone was wondering.  Long story short, it's much better having to pull out equipment and drain puddles than to fight fires as irrigation is an expensive government paperwork nightmare. 

Drought II

Long story short, we are still in a drought. Basically no snow, no moisture, and short on feed, compared to most years anyways.  The mass exodus of cattle continues from this area with salesbarns running at capacity, like they have been for the last two years now. If it does not rain, the Northern Plains will be put into a situation that it hasn't seen since the 1980s and 1930s. It's already dryer than most of those years and they keep predicting more moisture yet it never comes. The m

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Drought I

This entry does not really have any format.   To start off, drought isn't uncommon for our area, but droughts of nature like this usually happen rarely, the last time was in the 1980s, before that roughly the 1950s or 1960s or the 1970s depending on your area, before that the 1930s, before that it sounded like the 1910s had one and then the 1890s and possibly the 1880s or 1860s. Historically the last decade or so has been above average for precipitation.  The winter of 2018 starte

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