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"I've noticed in the last two weeks that the desperation level is increasing, from the number of calls I'm receiving from worried ranchers and farmers," extension agent J. Cody Dennison in Waller County, Texas, tells the Houston Chronicle. "It's so bad that deer are coming into peoples' sprinkled yards to find food and water to keep alive." The drought is devastating Texas agriculture — cotton production is expected to drop by 43 percent this year compared with 2010, corn by 41 percent, winter wheat by 60 percent, sorghum by 46 percent and soybeans by 61 percent. Ranchers are also scrambling to sell off cattle and other livestock, the Chronicle reports, because they don't have enough food and water to keep them alive. According to Texas' agriculture extension service, the state is poised to double its worst-ever drought-related loss of $4.1 billion in 2006. "The 2006 droug...

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