National Geographic : 2012 Sep
MASON As the drought dried up grazing lands, ranchers converged on the Mason Feed Store. " ey bought a lot of hay and feed to save at least their younger cows," says Kenneth Durst, who's worked here for 48 years. Later, a er ranchers reduced their herds, sales dropped o . But demand for wildlife feed remained steady, as landowners and hunters tried to sustain deer, quail, and turkeys.