Local farmers and ranchers ponder 2013

Outlet: The Citizen Telegram

January 10, 2013

For hay grower and cattle rancher Kelly Lyon of Silt, the historic drought of 2012 brought an unexpected boon. Despite scorching heat in July that hurt his hay production, Lyon got a premium price for the hay he did produce — around $300 per ton, up from $200 in a typical year.

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