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Cotton farmers on the South Plains of Texas need a good crop this year after consecutive years of drought and high winds have decimated their crops.Lamb County cotton farmer Ricky Yantis is anticipating starting planting in early May and said this year is looking like the last few years.“It’s challenging. We haven’t received much precipitation at this point,” Yantis told the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. “Our irrigation is dwindling, so we must manage that, as well.”Farmers across the state have been challenged with dry conditions this year, but central and eastern parts of the state have received above average ...

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