Foothill Farming
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Foothill Farming

Livestock Resources

Planning for drought is essential - an effective drought plan allows a ranch business to bounce back more quickly once the rain comes!  Good planning can minimize the economic and financial impacts of drought and protect the long-term productivity of the land.  Click on the links below for more drought planning resources:



Economics and Finance


Government Livestock Drought Programs:

FSA Livestock Forage Program

NRCS Rangeland Fact Sheet

Links to Other Resources:

Managing Sheep in Drought

UC Davis Rangeland Watershed Laboratory Drought Information

Updates from Other Counties 

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