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J.P. Jansen

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Drought has Hays County farmers fighting for survival

Farmers in and near Hays County are harvesting a meager, drought-scorched crop of corn this month, and they’re praying against the odds that rain will come and save the area’s other cash crop, cotton.