Already farmers are selling calves and heifers before they are ready. It is a win-win situation for farmers in other US states who are buying at knock down prices. However, in the long run, it will ruin the US farming industry and affect the price and quality of beef.
As the farmer said a farm needs water; in the UK farmers are getting too much water which is causing huge problems.
Flooding is affecting other countries and there are reports of deaths.
Days ago there were reports that hundreds of birds, dead from exhaustion due to the wind and rain, covered beaches in Brittany. Spain, Portugal and other parts of France have also experienced wild weather.
In Bolivia at least 40 people have died as a result of flooding. The Red Cross Bolivia is appealing for aid and relates some scary stories.
So as Californians say a little prayer for rain citizens in other countries hope for the reverse.
The latest news Tuesday is that in Burundi torrential rains since Sunday have resulted in at least 60 people being killed, with dozens injured, after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in the small, landlocked African country. The country's capital, Bujumbura sits on the shore of Lake Tanganyika near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo - NYTimes.
Back in the UK, ground in Sussex, that has been dry, classed as in a drought, for years has water running underground flooding caves used by potholers. That means that if the rain continues flooding will be a distinct possibility no matter how far you live from a river or the sea.
And if it stops raining and we have an extended dry spell of weather how soon will we it be before a drought is declared again?