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North Dakota ranchers have been forced to sell off close to 25% more of their herds over last year. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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A mega-drought is hammering the US. In North Dakota, it's worse than the Dust Bowl

Ranchers in North Dakota have been forced to sell off their herds at historic rates. Now they're worried they won't have enough feed to keep their remaining cows alive this winter.

North Dakota ranchers have been forced to sell off close to 25% more of their herds over last year. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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A mega-drought is hammering the U.S. In North Dakota, it's worse than the Dust Bowl

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