Agricultural droughts can occur anytime. The severity depends on rainfall, temperature, wind speed, humidity and the stage of plant growth. How long they last is very important to growers. To be prudent, livestock producers should plan for a 6 to 8 week drought.
Steven Dey (Deceased)
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
livestock farms, water usage
New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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