Drought Conditions Taking A Toll On Area Farmers

The hot and dry weather has taken a toll on farmers across the region.

Holliday Farms says the lack of rain has affected the yield of all their crops this season. Plants are smaller and not producing as much. Livestock has also been affected by the drought. Animals are searching everywhere for food and water.

"What they're doing is going to the pumpkins that have a rich nutrition value inside and full of water and they are taking and clawing into those and eating those as their food source," said Peggy Conway, Holliday Farms Owner.

Even though they were only able to harvest a third of their normal amount of hay, Holliday Farms' annual hay ride will take place as scheduled, September 29th and 30th and October 6th and 7th.

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