A snowstorm that pummeled the Midwest and left at least two dead will sweep across the U.S. Northeast on Monday, creating tough travel conditions ahead of the season's first arctic blast, forecasters said.
State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven said Thursday he now estimates that 15,000 to 30,000 cattle died in the early autumn blizzard that buried western South Dakota in snow nearly two weeks ago.
While fall and winter wildfires may not have the direct impact on cow-calf herds compared to those occurring while calves are young and actively nursing, health effects can be severe nonetheless.
Meteorologist Gail Martell provides her weather insight.
Florida Farm Bureau is working to assess farm damage from Hurricane Irma.
Hoop barns a consideration for northern beef producers.
There is nothing cheap or quick about raising cattle and shortcuts will leave cattle exposed and vulnerable.
Washington is home to a minimum 115 wolves in an estimated 20 packs. But 11 of those packs are bunched up here, overlapping grazing allotments in the Colville National Forest.