How a drought made the U.S. cowherd better
Drought can change things, often in a big way. Consider the recent drought that gripped much of the nation from 2011 to 2014, for example. The liquidation it caused, particularly on the Southern Plains, and the movement of cows that weren’t liquidated, was a game-changer. But here’s the thing: Not all of the effects of that devastating period were bad.