Texas Farmers Problem Solve During Drought
Listen to the survival stories from the Galaydas and Stryk farming families who experienced the 2011 Texas drought. Lack of feed and water forced farmers statewide to slaughter livestock, creating the smallest cattle population in Texas since 1952. These two families persevered despite the drought and thoughtfully used creative business acumen to stay afloat.
First, before the spring of 2011, she looked over the livestock. Cows that weren't pregnant, heifers — or young females — with the smallest deficiency and other any less-than-perfect bovine was sold.