Impacts of massive drought felt far and wide

Outlet: Ag Journal

July 23, 2011

As three consecutive years of drought loomed, ancestors of the Bledsoe family left West Texas for eastern Colorado in 1918.
“They either got kicked out or they got smart, one of the two,” said Wil Bledsoe, now the fourth generation on the family’s Colorado ranch and a graduate of Colorado State University. There are still Bledsoes ranching in Texas, so updates on conditions in that part of the world are received from time to time…

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