Dry Weather Taking Its Toll On Kentucky Farmers


Dry weather is taking its toll on Kentucky farmers.

A farmer we spoke to in Laurel County says he can't remember a drought this bad. Most of Southern and South Central Kentucky is now in a severe drought. Without significant rainfall in weeks, farmers say the future of many crops looks very bleak.

"You know grass is not growing, pasture is down. The hay crop is about 50% of what it would be. It's really put a bind on the farmers," said Larry Harris.

Harris says he's already using some hay that he had would normally save for the fall and winter.


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