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BUSINESS: Oregon’s Longview Ranch Faces Severe Drought

By Daniel Webster, dWeb.News Publisher

KIMBERLY, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Longview Ranch, located along Central Oregon’s historic Route 19 in Kimberly, maintains 30,000 stunning acres of diverse landscape and is committed to responsible, sustainable land-use practices. Longview Ranch is currently experiencing severe drought. For the first time in more than 25 years, Longview Ranch’s irrigation system has been turned off for junior water rights on the main stem of the John Day River from Dayville to Kimberly. Longview Ranch has stopped irrigating additional fields as a result.

Longview Ranch hopes that weather patterns will change and bring more rain.

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About Longview Ranch

Located along Central Oregon’s historic Route 19 in Kimberly, Longview Ranch maintains 30,000 stunning acres of diverse landscape. The property is primarily used for grass-fed cattle raising. Eight miles of John Day River run through it. With three tributaries sharing annual steelhead runs, Longview Ranch also manages 25,000 acres of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) grazing grounds and 485 acres of irrigated hay producing land, which is home to 800 mother cows and 50 bulls.

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