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If no snow, farms face woe

Without strong spring melt, hay shortage will persist
A horse at Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village steals a mouth full of hay that just arrived. Drought conditions have created a hay shortage in the area, and some people have been forced to give up their horses.
Tad Willbanks unloads hay with Diane McCracken at Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village. Ranchers worry that without heavy winter snowfall, prices for hay will be even more expensive next summer. A bale of hay now goes for about $10, up $4 or $3 from previous years.
Diane McCracken of Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village removes the eye covering off Bonus. McCracken has been taking in more horses as a combination of a tough economy and drought has left many people unable to support their horses.

If no snow, farms face woe

A horse at Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village steals a mouth full of hay that just arrived. Drought conditions have created a hay shortage in the area, and some people have been forced to give up their horses.
Tad Willbanks unloads hay with Diane McCracken at Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village. Ranchers worry that without heavy winter snowfall, prices for hay will be even more expensive next summer. A bale of hay now goes for about $10, up $4 or $3 from previous years.
Diane McCracken of Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village removes the eye covering off Bonus. McCracken has been taking in more horses as a combination of a tough economy and drought has left many people unable to support their horses.
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