Drought Pushes Cattle Herds North
Monday, June 16, 2014
For decades, Texas has been the center of cattle country, but drought is reshaping the beef map and raising the price of steak.
Ranchers are moving their herds from California to Colorado and from Texas to Nebraska by the thousands. They’re seeking refuge from dry weather and cattle producers in the Midwest are making the most of it.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Grant Gerlock of Harvest Public Media reports.
- Grant Gerlock, reporter for Harvest Public Media, a public radio reporting project that focuses on agriculture and food production issues. He tweets @ggerlock.