The rain that pummeled West Marin last week was a welcome boon to area ranchers and dairymen struggling from an exceptionally dry winter, but it was far from enough to allay fears of impending summer drought or stiflingly high feed costs, some contend.

“We wanted that rain bad,” John Taylor, who operates a small organic dairy north . . .

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