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Harsh summer squeezes farms

David Hornick's field is only one example of how the arid conditions in 2011 have put a vice on local agricultural production in many cases.

Phil Banker, phil@ennisdailynews.com

The grass at David Hornik’s field east of Ennis only recently turned green, thanks to the week’s rain storm.

But even with that momentary respite, his hay crop has taken the hit.

“The native pastures aren’t producing anything at all,” Hornik said. “The hay fields aren’t even making a bail to an acre.”

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