The Arid West Moves East, With Big Implications For Agriculture

The Arid West Moves East, With Big Implications For Agriculture
Benji and Lori White check on a small herd of Red Angus at their ranch, B&L Red Angus, near Putnam, Okla.

An imaginary map line dividing East and West illustrates a climate boundary that has influenced how and where people live and work. Its eastward shift could predict changes in farming and ranching.

(Image credit: Joe Wertz/StateImpact Oklahoma)