Death loss projections from Oklahoma's wildfires are lower than last year's Starbuck Fire that impacted the same region, but anywhere from 1,500-2,500 cattle could have died estimates a state veterinarian.
U.S. soybean and soymeal futures extended gains on Thursday to trade at levels last seen in 2014, as investors continued to fret about the prospect of reduced supply from exporter Argentina after a rain-hit harvest.
After losing so much, families affected by the wildfires sweeping across western Oklahoma may be feeling emotionally overwhelmed, which raises the need to pay attention to potential mental health concerns.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association invited President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to visit Oklahoma and survey the damage caused by devastating wildfires.
Two major wildfires in Oklahoma have been contained after killing two people and at least 1,500 cattle while burning almost 350,000 acres. Now producers are trying to pick up the pieces and there are ways to help.