Severe drought has dried up rangeland and reservoirs alike all across California. The hillsides above San Luis Reservoir should be green and lush by mid-January rather than dusty and dry as would normally be seen in late summer.
Grave concern for California ranchers facing a prolonged dry spell this winter has prompted UC Cooperative Extension to organize meetings for ranchers in Mariposa, Mendocino, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Ventura and Tulare counties to connect remotely to a UC drought workshop in Browns Valley, Jan. 29. “This workshop addresses an issue ranchers are dealing with right now,” said Fadzayi “Fadzie” Mashira, UCCE advisor and county director in Mariposa County. “The meeting ...
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