While some producers near the Elkhorn River in Scribner Nebraska are in the process of cleaning up.
AgDay Betsy Jibben heads to Scribner, Nebraska. She talks with Aaron Lange and Angie Lange.
One of the greatest needs for ranchers after damage from flooding or a blizzard is the need to rebuild fences.
U.S. cattle producers are in the midst of aggressive expansion.
U.S. cattle producers are in the midst of aggressive expansion. Just as severe drought from 2010 to 2012 reduced numbers to 60-year lows, record-high prices in 2014 and abundant moisture are encouraging ranchers to rebu
Producer expansion plans face challenges as U.S. grazing acres decline.
It’s been one year since an early snowstorm in South Dakota killed over 40,000 head of livestock. While most ranchers have found a way to scrape by, rebuilding hasn’t been easy.
There is ample capacity to rebuild the cowherd according to the demands of the market, but how it will be done is likely to be different.
Despite record prices, the cattle industry continues to struggle with the drought’s long coattails.