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Mindy Perkovich has been a farmer for about 12 years in Southwest Colorado's Mancos Valley. Lucas Brady Woods/KSJD hide caption

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The Devastating Drought Across The West Could Mean An Increase In Farmer Suicides

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David Bailey tosses hay to one of his remaining cows in Dawson, Ala., on Oct. 26. Bailey had to sell off half of his cattle herd — more than 100 animals — because he doesn't have enough hay to feed them through the winter. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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