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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by David Leaming | of | Share this photo

    A large irrigation sprinkler waters crops growing at a research field at Johnny's Selected Seeds in Albion on Wednesday.

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    Mary O'Donnell attaches a hose to a sprinkler to water cucumbers growing at the Valley Garden Produce farm in Canaan on Tuesday. O'Donnell said she has watered her crops for up to six hours almost daily since June due to the dry weather. She added the dry summer is not typical during the growing season. "We have put a lot of energy in watering this year," O'Donnell said.

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    Eric Elvin cuts mulch hay on Thursday at his family's farm in Readfield. Elvin said that they got a good first crop of hay earlier this summer. But it has been so dry that fields haven't been growing in very well, so they might not get a second crop.

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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Cows graze in the fields at Grassland Farm in Skowhegan on Friday. Drought conditions have made food for cows a bit scarce in central Maine.

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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Cows graze in the fields at Grassland Farm in Skowhegan on Friday. Drought conditions have made food for cows a bit scarce in central Maine.

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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Eric Elvin cuts mulch hay on Thursday at his family's farm in Readfield. Elvin said that they got a good first crop of hay earlier this summer. But it has been so dry that fields haven't been growing in very well, so they might not get a second crop.

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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    Eric Elvin cuts mulch hay on Thursday at his family's farm in Readfield. Elvin said that they got a good first crop of hay earlier this summer. But it has been so dry that fields haven't been growing in very well, so they might not get a second crop.

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    GALLERY: Drought - Staff photo by Michael G. Seamans | of | Share this photo

    Cows graze in the fields at Grassland Farm in Skowhegan on Friday. Drought conditions have made food for cows a bit scarce in central Maine.

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