Clay County Drought Agriculture Update
Clay and Cherokee Counties have been moved from Extreme (D-3) to Exceptional (D-4) Drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. These conditions have caused many waterways and wells to dry up. Many livestock owners have been feeding winter supplies of hay since, as early as, August, which will make the winter months even more challenging. Below are some tips that will hopefully help extend short hay supplies through winter months. Also, listed below are assistance opportunities made available through your local agriculture agencies.
Local Agriculture Agencies and Assistance Opportunities: