Cache Valley Farmers Donating Hay to Fire Victims

Cache Valley Farmers Donating Hay to Fire Victims

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(KSL News) Farmers and ranchers in Cache County are helping others in their industry who face a shortage of hay.

Farmers and ranchers are donating hay so their counterparts in Central Utah can have enough to feed their animals.

The Milford Flat fire devastated hundreds of thousands of acres in Millard and Beaver counties this summer. It left farmers without land to grow hay for their livestock.

Cache Valley Farmers Donating Hay to Fire Victims

When farmers in Cache County heard about their struggles, they decided to get come together and donate what they could.

Clark Israelsen, with the USU Agriculture Extension, said, "Well, that's our nature. We all have our troubles from time to time, and if we can help each other, that makes the difficulties easier."

Some big-rig truck drivers even volunteered to drive all the hay to Central Utah, so those ranchers and farmers won't have to make the drive to Cache County.

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