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Texas Severe Drought Affecting Crop & Livestock

The severe drought is affecting farmers and ranchers all over Texas.

We've been keeping you up to date on heat records, now we could break another awful record for agricultural losses.

About 70% of the state's range-land and pastures are in very poor condition, resulting in complete or near complete crop failure.

The drought is also leaving no food for livestock.

Those losses could be the worst the state has ever seen.

But that hasn't stopped strong global demand and tight supplies from pushing up prices for resources like corn, cotton, wheat and beef.

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