by Kurt Hildebrand

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August 4, 2013
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Hay crop rolling in

Parts of Nevada languish in the middle of a drought emergency where some ranchers barely have enough water for their cattle. But in one corner of the state, the hay crop came in ahead of expectations. John Ascuaga’s Jacks Valley Ranch is wrapping up its hay harvest this week. A wet May in Carson Valley contributed to the harvest this year, leaving enough snow on the mountain above the ranch, located in the northwest corner above Carson Valley, to irrigate the fields. “There was a real good runoff,” Ranch Manager Bruce Lanning said. “It was nice and slow, and then …

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