These sample drought plans have been contibuted by ranchers, consultants, and advisors throughout the Great Plains.  They range from very simple to quite detailed.  While they do not all follow the planning methods suggested here, they may help you decide what sort of plan is needed for your ranch operation. 

A key point to remember with any planning process is the old saying, "garbage in - garbage out."  The better job you do collecting information about your operation and evaluating your options before, during, and after drought, the better the results of your plan will be.

Sample Plans

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