In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 photograph, Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding cattle on his farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef indust

 

              In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 photograph,  Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding cattle on his farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef indust
In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 photograph, Randy Cree picks up a bale of hay while feeding cattle on his farm near Big Springs, Kan. Years of drought are reshaping the U.S. beef industry with feedlots and a major meatpacking plant closing because there are too few cattle left in the United States to support them. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)