09-01-2014 06:58 AM | USA

Drought severely affecting some local ranchers and farmers

The state of California is on the edge of an emergency drought declaration, and some local farmers and ranchers said they are feeling the brunt of the lack of rain.

Some farmers and ranchers said on Wednesday that they can't remember the last time it was this dry on the Central Coast. One rancher told KSBY that she remember the year 1975 being really dry, and the ag industry was able to survive that year. However, most simply said this is a very depressing time and they are concerned.

"Having adequate rainfall is very imperative to the success of our company," said Dan Sutton, the general manager for Pismo Oceano Vegetable Exchange.
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