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Northeast farmers face new challenges with severe drought |  science news

Northeast farmers face new challenges with severe drought | science news

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT – Associated Press PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Vermont farmer Brian Kemp is used to the slower growth of pastures at Mountain Meadows Farm in hot late summer, but this year the grass is standing still. It’s “very nerve wracking” when you’re grazing 600 to 700 cattle, said Kemp, who runs an organic …

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Some Appalachia residents begin cleanup after deadly floods National News

By DYLAN LOVAN and BRUCE SCHREINER – Associated Press PRESTONBURG, Ky. (AP) — Some Appalachia residents returned to flood-ravaged homes and communities on Saturday to shovel mud and debris and salvage what they could, while the Kentucky governor said search and rescue operations were in the by Torrential torrents inundated region in ongoing rainy days …

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